Gwinnett man gets 5 years in prison for secretly filming girlfriend’s daughter

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A Gwinnett County man has been sentenced to five years in prison after prosecutors said he secretly recorded his girlfriend’s daughter and her home.

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Lincoln Smith was convicted of invasion of privacy on March 24. The victim said Smith sent her suggestive and inappropriate text messages and had hidden a camera in her room without permission. She said he also sent her the secret recordings.

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The victim’s mother called police, who questioned Smith. He admitted that he had placed cameras all over the home and that he sent the victim the video via Facebook.

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During the trial, Smith said that some of his things were being stolen and he had set up the cameras to catch whoever was taking them.