If You Must Make A Hidden Camera, Don't Make It Look Like Garbage

from the just-a-suggestion dept

Here's one for the "didn't quite think that through, did you" files. Gizmodo points us to the news that British authorities trying to prevent illegal trash dumping put a hidden camera at a popular dumping site. The only problem was that they disguised the hidden camera (which cost somewhere around $20,000 -- I have no clue why it cost so much) as a trash bag, and neglected to tell the folks in charge of cleaning up the site. So, yes, they threw out the hidden camera. Whoops.

Filed Under: garbage, hidden camera, uk


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    Skippy T. Mut, 3 Jul 2008 @ 5:41am

    Really?

    Ever wonder where the government gets all that extra money that nobody knows about and never appears in budgets? Ever wonder how they fund illegal and covert operations? It's easy...tell everyone you spent $20,000 on a camera, and then say "oops, we lost the camera...gosh darn it!" Now you have $20,000 of squeaky clean money to do whatever you want with. Duhhhhhhh.......

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