Sellers should obtain legal counsel on surveillance.

Microphones are a risk. Laws against eavesdropping, wiretapping…

Cameras in areas with no expectation of privacy are less risk than microphones.

A 67-year-old operator of two Airbnb’s in Aiken County was arrested Wednesday by State Law Enforcement Division agents on a voyeurism charge.

Three lawsuits filed earlier against the Airbnb operator, Rhett Riviere, allege he had spy cameras in the Airbnb bedrooms.

A conviction of first offense voyeurism carries up to three years in prison and a maximum $500 fine.

Posted by: Byron King on 6/03/21 (This information is only accurate as of 6/03/21. You must contact SCR for updates and changes to this information after 6/03/21 as laws and regulations may change over time. SCR 803-772-5206 or email info at or email byron at