Transcript for Hotel faces lawsuit after woman claims worker filmed her in shower
Hilton hotel group is facing a $100 million lawsuit. A woman claiming she was secretly recorded showering, and then was blackmailed. Here's Paula Faris. Reporter: Tonight, Hilton is facing a $100 million lawsuit after a woman claims one of its employees filmed her in the shower in order to blackmail and extort her. The woman, whose face ABC news is not showing, says she was recorded without her consent while taking a shower in Hilton's Hampton inn and suites in Albany, New York, back in 2015. In a newly-filed lawsuit, the Jane doe alleges she did not realize she was recorded until this September when the alleged perpetrator tried extorting her over e-mail. All I could think is, my life is over. If this gets out, my life is absolutely over. Reporter: According to the complaint, he even created an e-mail address using her name and sent that shower video to her friends and family. It was just absolutely traumatizing because these are people I went to law school with. They're friends, they're co-workers. Reporter: Tonight, the hotel telling ABC news, the safety and security of our guests is our highest priority. We will continue to work with the authorities to discover the perpetrator and see that she/he is held accountable. Jane doe also alleging in that complaint that she is not the only victim. But the Hilton in Albany says they recently underwent a renovation and did not find any recording devices. David? Paula, thank you.
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