Burbank Sued After 4 Female Lifeguards Were Secretly Recorded – NBC Southern California
Burbank Sued After 4 Female Lifeguards Were Secretly Recorded”It’s very clear that what happened to them is emotionally difficult and caused them great pain.” By Rudy Chinchilla Published at 2:12 PM PST on Jan 18, 2018 The Verdugo Aquatic Facility in Burbank, where four women were secretly recorded changing by a male colleague. The women are suing the city for allegedly making them change in a shared “lifeguard office.”Four women are suing the city of Burbank for allegedly making them change in a shared room, where a male city employee videotaped them while they were undressed.The lawsuit filed by the law firms of Paul Mones and Taylor & Ring alleges that the city’s policy forcing lifeguards at the Verdugo Aquatic Facility to change in the same room allowed Arturo Ponce Montano to spend months secretly recording the women, two of whom were minors at the time. According to the lawsuit, lifeguards at the aquatic facility were forced to change in a shared “lifeguard office,” despite the fact that the facility has separate restrooms for men and women, all of which have areas where people can change.That “lifeguard office,” the lawsuit claims, was “one room with a refrigerator, sink, and microwave oven.” In addition, the room’s door did not lock, which “many times” caused people to walk in on the women while they were changing. Read more….