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Nanny accuses the former employer of setting up a hidden camera in the bathroom of their home in New York so that they could register that she was naked and took a shower

  • Vanessa Rivas sues her former employers Lauren and Matthew Seltzer for violating her privacy
  • She claims to have found a hidden camera in the bathroom of their apartment in Manhattan in January 2018
  • Rivas had worked for the family for a year before finding the device
  • She said she had agreed to take the children of the couple to swimming lessons, provided she could use their shower afterwards

Emily Crane For Dailymail.com

A couple from New York are accused of setting up a hidden camera in their bathroom to see how their nanny gets naked and takes a shower.

Vanessa Rivas sues her former employers Lauren and Matthew Seltzer for violating her privacy after claiming to have found a hidden camera in the bathroom of their apartment in Manhattan in January 2018.

Rivas worked for the family for a year before finding the hidden camera, according to a copy of the lawsuit obtained by DailyMail.com.

She said that she had agreed to take the children of the couple to swimming lessons, provided she could use their shower afterwards.

Former nanny Vanessa Rivas sues her employers Lauren and Matthew Seltzer (above) after she has found a spy camera in the bathroom of their home in New York, where she showered

Former nanny Vanessa Rivas sues her employers Lauren and Matthew Seltzer (above) after she has found a spy camera in the bathroom of their home in New York, where she showered

In a lawsuit filed on Friday, Rivas claims that she found the recording device and removed the memory card.

She told Lauren about her discovery and said that the hair was uncomfortable & # 39; made to feel.

Rivas said she looked at the contents of the memory card later and found that it had been placed in the bathroom 15 minutes before she arrived in their apartment.

She said she stopped immediately.

Lauren then went to the nanny 45 times and sent 26 text messages to the memory card, according to the process.

Rivas said she had changed the memory card in the local police station after Lauren had called the police in an attempt to force the babysitter to return it.

Rivas had worked for the family for a year before finding the hidden camera in their Manhattan apartment (photo above)

Rivas had worked for the family for a year before finding the hidden camera in their Manhattan apartment (photo above)

Rivas had worked for the family for a year before finding the hidden camera in their Manhattan apartment (photo above)

The former babysitter claims that Lauren's mother contacted her a few days later to try to sign her statement that would avoid contact with the police.

Rivas said she refused and, as a result, spread rumors about her, thereby losing all her clients and seeking emotional therapy.

(Lauren) started a campaign against intimidation against Ms. Rivas by claiming to other nannies and parents that Ms. Rivas was irresponsible and crazy, & # 39; sets the process.

Rivas said that she still suffers from the ordeal and deserves compensation for the humiliation, embarrassment, stress and fear she has endured.

It is unclear what damage Rivas is looking for from her former employer.

She claims that she has violated her reasonable right to privacy.

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