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An army captain was charged with indecent acts after taking photos of women who were changing their clothes, according to officials.
Captain Ephraim Ben-Arzi was accused at the Magistrate's Court of committing several indecent acts and intentional invasion of privacy using hidden cameras, one inside a pen.
According to reports, the official was accused of committing the crimes during his military service.
On one occasion, he offered a female soldier, who had to change her clothes, to use a conference room next to his office. Ben-Arzi planted a hidden camera in the room, and used it to take pictures of the woman. She realized that there was a camera and left the room.
Ben-Arzi is also suspected of placing a hidden camera in his room and using it to record a sexual encounter with a woman he met on a dating website.
The indictment lists numerous similar offenses. He is also accused of hiding cameras in clothing store changing rooms and recording women trying on clothes.