Airbnb Renter Says Hosts Were Spying With Hidden Camera

By Kat Greene (December 15, 2015, 9:39 PM EST) -- Airbnb Inc. failed to properly vet a couple who rented out their northern California apartment, then spied on guests with a video camera hidden in the living room, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.

Yvonne Schumacher, a German woman who stayed with a man at an Irvine apartment owned by Fariah Hassim and Jamil Jiva in December 2013 rented via Airbnb's service, said she had been walking around the apartment naked and having intimate conversations before it was discovered, several days into her stay, that she was being watched the whole time by an active camera and sound recording system, according...

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