Skip to comments.Man sent secret sex films to ex's mother
Posted on 05/28/2007 12:09:48 PM PDT by WesternCulture
A man who filmed his ex-girlfriend having sex with her new man and emailed the films to her mother and family friends has been fined 125,000 ($18,290) kronor by a court in Stockholm.
Before moving out of the apartment the couple shared during their two year relationship, the man had installed a hidden camera and microphone under the window sill in the woman's bedroom. The equipment was activated by a movement detector and was connected to his computer, on which he could record and store the films.
Solna District Court had ruled that the man's behaviour was not harassment. This ruling was overturned on Monday by Stockholm Court of Appeal, which found the man guilty of harassment, giving him a suspended sentence and a fine. In addition to the harassment conviction, the man was found guilty of illegal bugging and defamation.
The woman said she had ended the relationship because the man was "compulsively jealous" and refused to attend therapy. She said the emails had a very bad effect on her mother, and that she herself had been visiting a psychologist to work through her experiences.
As well as fining the businessman, the court ordered him to pay damages to the ex-partner and her new boyfriend and to pay their costs. The total bill for the man landed at around 125,000 kronor ($18,290).
These lines were missing in my post above:
“The man, a 39-year-old businessman in the IT industry, then sent the films to his former girlfriend’s mother and a small number of family friends.”
Ich bin ein pairfilmer.
Looks like the fellow had a REASON to be “compulsively jealous.”
You must have missed the part where he moved out after their relationship ended, then began filming.
Lousy execution of the idea anyways.
Makes one wonder what the daughter did to make her mom seek help from a shrink. I think the daughter would be more likely to seek help if she saw a video staring dear old mom.
How can facts be defamation?
I don’t know either but according to the article thats one of the things they got the lad for.
Illegal taping I can see that charge.
Being a regular booger I can see that.
But telling what actually happened, with proof it actually happened, that is, by the courts reckoning defamation and that is hard to figure out. I always thought the defense against defamation was that what you were saying was true.
Yes, I did...thank you for letting me know!
I wish I could take it back.
I thought Sweden was progressive, enlightened, and tolerant. I mean, I could see an American mother getting upset over this, but aren’t Swedes above such “prudish” attitudes?
“I thought Sweden was progressive, enlightened, and tolerant. I mean, I could see an American mother getting upset over this, but arent Swedes above such prudish attitudes?”
- What can I say? I guess the wold is a strange place.
Best of regards.
It’s The World, not the wold.