2 Employees Reprimanded Over 'Ghost Camera' - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

2 Employees Reprimanded Over 'Ghost Camera'

Posted: Updated:

BUTTE, Mont. (AP) - Two Butte-Silver Bow County employees have been reprimanded after a motion-activated camera was installed in a little-used room in the health department in the hopes of capturing paranormal activity.
    
Chief Executive Matt Vincent tells The Montana Standard (http://bit.ly/1csYzzC ) that an internal investigation found that no crimes had been committed.
    
A memo about the investigation from Interim Human Resources Director Penny McElroy says a health department employee thought it would be fun to have the Butte Paranormal Investigative Team see if there was any paranormal activity in the building. Members of the paranormal group say they forgot it when they left.
    
An employee who noticed the camera on Aug. 21 was concerned that someone was spying on employees and turned the camera over to police.


(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Burn ban lifted in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Spokane County

    Burn ban lifted in Spokane, Spokane Valley and Spokane County

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:18 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:18:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Spokane County have lifted burn restrictions as the forecast for potential fire is returning to "normal" or "minimal." The burn ban went into effect back in early July and was lifted Monday morning. 

    More >>

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane, Spokane Valley, and Spokane County have lifted burn restrictions as the forecast for potential fire is returning to "normal" or "minimal." The burn ban went into effect back in early July and was lifted Monday morning. "Residents may resume outdoor burning activities and the use of outdoor recreational fire pits, campfire rings/bowls, portable outdoor fire places," the County said in a statement. 

    More >>
  • FBI arrests several NCAA basketball coaches in fraud and corruption probe

    FBI arrests several NCAA basketball coaches in fraud and corruption probe

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 10:07 AM EDT2017-09-26 14:07:28 GMT

    BREAKING: Charges of fraud and corruption in NCAA basketball have been brought against 10 individuals including coaches. The FBI has arrested ten people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisors, and representatives of a major international sportswear company in a fraud & corruption probe. 

    More >>

    BREAKING: Charges of fraud and corruption in NCAA basketball have been brought against 10 individuals including coaches. The FBI has arrested ten people, including four college basketball coaches, as well as managers, financial advisors, and representatives of a major international sportswear company in a fraud & corruption probe. 

    More >>
  • Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach

    Equifax dumps CEO in wake of damaging data breach

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-09-26 13:35:19 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. The shake-up announced Tuesday comes after Equifax disclosed that hackers exploited a software flaw that the company didn't fix to heist Social Security numbers, birthdates and other personal data that provide the keys to 

    More >>

    NEW YORK (AP) - Credit reporting agency Equifax is ousting CEO Richard Smith in an effort to clean up the mess left by a damaging data breach that exposed highly sensitive information about 143 million Americans. The shake-up announced Tuesday comes after Equifax disclosed that hackers exploited a software flaw that the company didn't fix to heist Social Security numbers, birthdates and other personal data that provide the keys to 

    More >>