Man arrested for allegedly installing hidden camera in United Airlines restroom

Halliburton employee Choon Lee is accused of installing the camera in a first-class restroom, where one female passenger noticed its blinking light, and installing another one on an Emirates flight.
1:07 | 08/13/19

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Transcript for Man arrested for allegedly installing hidden camera in United Airlines restroom
We turn next to the airline passenger under arrest, accused of placing a hidden camera in the bathroom of a united flight. Here's David Kerley. Reporter: That hidden camera in the first class lavatory of the united airlines jetliner was discovered by a female passenger, who noticed a blue blinking light. But it was detective work by united airlines and authorities that led to an arrest of the Halliburton employee. United corporate security found video of a man setting up the camera, no face, but distinctive jewelry and clothing. Then the FBI and police checked surveillance video of the boarding area in San Diego where the flight started, and Houston, where it landed. They matched the clothing, enhanced the picture, and identified the Halliburton employee, a Malaysian citizen, choon Lee. Not only that, the FBI recovered deleted files from the device and found video from an earlier emirates flight, which captured two women, including a flight attendant. This incident happened in early may. Lee is due back in federal court on Wednesday. David? Thanks. When we come back, the new

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