Mitchell Wasek, the son of Bucc-ee's co-founder Don Wasek, has been indicted on charges of invasive visual recording after thirteen people claimed they were secretly recorded inside a home in Spicewood, Texas owned by the Wasek family.

According to Texas Penal Code 215.15, invasive visual recording is not simply taking security/ surveillance footage, it is recording people during private moments- like inside bathrooms and changing rooms. It is also a state jail felony.

Mitchell Wasek was arrested after visitors discovered a hidden camera in a bathroom. They used a card reader to review the videos stored in the device and found footage of themselves exposed in private moments. They then turned the device over to Dallas police.

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After reviewing the stored videos, Dallas police found 68 videos of guests using the restroom, changing, showering, and engaging in other private activities. Every person recorded maintains that they never gave consent to be recorded.

Authorities then looked into Mitchell Wasek's Amazon purchase history and found that he had several clandestine recording devices sent to multiple addresses.

It should be noted that no other member of the Wasek family was around when these recordings happened- just Mitchell.

Of course, this generates some questions- should homeowners be allowed to record in their homes? It seems that intent will matter here- was he afraid people would steal from or damage his family's home, or was he the equipment to record content he found personally gratifying? The locations of the cameras in intimate settings seems to point to the latter, but it will be up to the courts to decide.

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