Alert: Detectives Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Unknown Victims in Unlawful Filming Case

Mumtaz RaufMy headline is the headline of an e-mail alert sent out to residents of Northern Virginia after the arrest of 39-year-old Mumtaz Rauf for allegedly filming a teenage girl in a Fairfax mall dressing room.

See my earlier post here.

Quoting from the alert (hat tip: Cathy):

Detectives are asking for the public’s help identifying victims from video recordings found on the phone of 39-year-old Mumtaz Rauf. Rauf was arrested December 24th for the unlawful filming of a minor at the Forever 21 store in Fair Oaks Mall.

Detectives have been working diligently since Rauf’s arrest to identify the victims, as well as the stores where the unlawful recordings took place. So far, we’ve found approximately 60 female victims on over 100 videos in fitting rooms from Rauf’s cell phone, with several of them appearing to be juveniles.

The videos we’ve recovered were taken between December 15th and December 24th.

Currently we know some of the recordings took place at Forever 21 and H&M at Fair Oaks Mall. We also believe some of the videos may have been taken at the Fair Lakes Old Navy. It is still very early in the investigation and there are more stores in the videos that have yet to be identified.

So far the locations and approximate time frames we have been able to identify are:

December 22, 2018:
1:15pm – 2:10pm, Fair Lakes Old Navy
2:50pm – 3:20pm, Fair Oaks Mall H&M
3:40pm – 4:15pm, Fair Oaks Mall Forever 21
4:25pm – 5:45pm, Fair Oaks Mall H&M

December 24, 2018:
12:30pm – 2:00pm, Fair Oaks Mall Forever 21 and H&M

There is also a time period from 9:15pm-10:00pm on December 22 where we believe he was possibly at the H&M and Old Navy at Tysons Corner Center.

[….]

There were other inappropriate video recordings found on Rauf’s phone, including several videos where he secretly filmed up a woman’s skirt. Detectives continue to analyze evidence in an effort to positively identify all the victims and the locations where the crimes occurred.

[….]

We are also investigating whether illegal images have been shared or placed on the internet.

[….]

Rauf is currently behind bars with no bond on unrelated drug charges.

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We’ve set up a dedicated phone line at 703-246-4600 for anyone who thinks they may have been filmed by Rauf in a fitting room between December 15th and December 24th.

 

 

Imagine seeing those dates, times and places and knowing you were in a dressing room there at that very time and that your image might be being viewed around the world.

Ladies, I assume you will be examining the walls of every dressing room you enter probably forever!

Fairfax County Police held a press conference yesterday afternoon.  If I learn more, I’ll update this post.

question markAs is to be expected, there is no information about Rauf’s nationality or immigration status, surely the police have that information, so why not tell the public?

9 thoughts on “Alert: Detectives Asking for Public’s Help Identifying Unknown Victims in Unlawful Filming Case

  1. They need to pass it on to the School Resource Officers. They can get it out to every female in school STAT. The kids will do the rest.

    If I were a Principal (middle school to college), I would immediately hold an assembly on this subject. Where there is one pervert/deviant, there will be many more. These CHILDREN need to learn and understand the many deadly dangers they face, and not have it swept under the rug.

    IN FACT, I think this would be a WINNING message for FLOTUS Melania TRUMP to take on. She, Ivanka and other female members of the WH Team should hold a town hall with kids on the subject, to talk about this topic, and do this on an ongoing basis. Have law enforcement be involved as well.

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    1. I nominate Harris Faulkner of FNC to be moderator.

      Stopping a Stalker
      28 Apr 2011

      FNC’s update anchor Harris Faulkner talks about the man who stalked her and how she coped with the fear of a dangerous stranger

      https://video.foxnews.com/v/3870552/?#sp=show-clips

      Breaking News: God Has A Plan – An Anchorwoman’s Journey Through Faith Hardcover
      1 Nov 1999
      by Harris Faulkner

      A detailed account of the author’s experience with a stalker – an ex-boyfriend who threatened her life – and how her faith got her through the ordeal and brought her a better understanding of why things happen the way they do.

      https://www.amazon.com/Breaking-News-Anchorwomans-Journey-Through/dp/1585970115

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  2. Have a look at the per capita deviance within certain communities and you quickly learn some are simply not compatible with civilized society. Here’s to justice for those victimized and forthcoming immigration and nationality status as censorship is both enabling and endangerment. You see this culpability in the recent beheadings of the two Nordic women in Morocco. Swedish authorities refused to properly characterize the manner of their deaths and then threatened anyone who shared the video with 10 years in jail. This censorship, and media lies, about the nature of this community is what led these two women directly to their slaughter. There would be legal recourse directly to govt.officials and their media in a sane society.

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