Former Kaiser Permanente pharmacist faces abuse, privacy invasion charges after camera found in employee bathroom

A fired pharmacist who worked for Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente faces charges that he set up a camera in a pharmacy lab bathroom and secretly recorded people, including a child, according to a KPTV news report.

Johnny Tuck Chee Chan, faces charges of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse, six counts of second-degree encouraging child sexual abuse, 28 counts of first-degree invasion of personal privacy and 36 counts of second-degree invasion of personal privacy.

He was arrested Nov. 27 after a yearlong investigation.

According to court documents, the recordings took place from Dec. 1, 2016, to Nov. 14, 2017, at Kaiser's Airport Way Center pharmacy supply and lab. Mr. Chan allegedly used secret cameras to record people, including a child, at work.

The investigation began in November 2017 after an employee discovered a hidden camera inside a bathroom at the facility.

"We discovered a camera in a unisex bathroom at our Airport Way Center pharmacy supply and lab in November 2017. This is not a patient care facility, and the bathroom was used primarily by employees. We notified Portland Police and collaborated with them on an investigation, through which we identified an employee suspect. We terminated the employee immediately," Kaiser Permanente told KPTV.

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