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Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Ventura County Case; Lets Conviction Of Man With Hidden Camera Stand

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Ventura County man's conviction for using a concealed camera to take photographs under the skirts of women.

Murat Aksu was arrested in June of 2010 on charges he used a camera hidden in a briefcase to take inappropriate pictures of women. Prosecutors say he pled guilty to two misdemeanor counts, and received a 60 day jail sentence, as well as three years probation.

But, he also argued there had been an improper process used in the search process which led to his arrest. In response, Ventura County prosecutors filed a brief saying the search process was within established case law.

The high court declined to hear the case, which let Aksu’s conviction and sentence stand.