Thursday, December 28, 2006

Fine For Taping Women

Victoria, AU -- A Victorian man who covertly videotaped the "Genital regions" of hundreds of women, including many during the Indy carnival, has apologized for his "dumb mistake".

A magistrate described the taping as "disgusting" when he fined recent IT graduate Paul Robert Smith, 29, $1800, however did not record a conviction because he did not believe there had been any "pre planning"

"It's something that is disgusting, particularly for the women and something that is just completely unacceptable behavior," Magistrate Ray Rinaudo said. Smith pleaded guilty in Southport Magistrate's Court. He apologized to the women and denied that he planned to put the videos on the internet.

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