H&M Malaysia has filed a police report amid considerations that footage from hidden cameras in altering rooms in its Kuala Lumpur shops was being bought on-line.
H&M Malaysia investigating allegations of hidden cameras in altering rooms
“Our customers’ safety is of utmost importance to us. All findings about the recent concerns about hidden cameras in H&M fitting rooms to date have been reported to the police, and investigations are currently ongoing,” the clothes retail chain wrote in an announcement shared on Twitter.
Local media had earlier reported on allegations that footage from hidden cameras inside altering rooms on the retail chain’s shops have been being bought on-line.
“In response to recent concerns about hidden cameras in H&M fitting rooms, we have conducted an inspection of the fitting rooms in all H&M stores in Malaysia and are working to ensure that there are no security breaches that will compromise the privacy of our customers,” H&M Malaysia’s assertion additional mentioned.
On social media, the retail chain confronted outrage. Several shoppers accused H&M Malaysia of being negligent. Many others demanded the corporate be sued by victims.
“Someone should file a case against your company. Especially with this acknowledgement of your negligence,” wrote one consumer.
Some shoppers have additionally threatened to boycott the retail chain.
Assistant police commissioner Noor Dellhan Yahaya mentioned the safety supervisor of one of many shops on Jalan Imbi, a serious highway in capital Kuala Lumpur, made a report on Monday afternoon after seeing a message in regards to the video being circulated on WhatsApp.
“An 11-second video from the hidden camera was uploaded to Twitter,” he mentioned in an announcement on the platform on Monday.
“We despatched our personnel there to research and couldn’t discover the digital camera. We imagine it occurred at one other location.
“But I want to assure the public that we are taking this matter seriously and will conduct a thorough investigation to bring those responsible to justice,” he added.
The assertion has since been deleted.
The problem was first highlighted by Twitter consumer @meleisgw on 8 January. She later posted an replace during which the sufferer claimed to have recognised herself within the video.
The sufferer additionally mentioned the recording may need been taken in October final 12 months.
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