A couple traveling on a Carnival Cruise Line ship last year said in an interview with "Inside Edition" sat on air Monday night that they found a hidden camera in their bedroom.
According to an online story released Friday of the news program, Chris and Dana White, a couple from Pensacola, Florida, said they traveled on a three-day cruise aboard the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship in October 2017 when they Looked strange in their cabin: a device hidden by wires and pointing to their bed.
"I said," Is that what I think it is? "" Chris White said. "And she looked at it and she was worried. And we were just very flabbergasted that there is a camera in the room and it is plugged up and it works."
The couple told "Inside Edition" that they then called a carnival responsible security officer who inspected and disassembled the device while filming with a mobile phone.
Carnival did not respond immediately to Business Insider's request for comment.
In statements to USA Today and South Florida Sun Sentinel, Carnival said that a "video transmitter" was found in a guest's bedroom and was transferred to the FBI.
"This is certainly a unique and unusual occurrence, and it is unclear who or why this transmitter was placed in the guest's living room," said Carnival. "The safety of our guests and crew is of paramount importance and we have taken steps to prevent this situation from happening again."
Carnival said that the device "was not connected to an electrical source and unable to record." But Chris White contested it in the "Inside Edition" interview.
"There was a camera," he said. "It was connected. It worked. It was hot to touch."
Dana White added: "I immediately felt like we had been invaded ̵
The couple told the program that they would never set foot on another Carnival Cruise Line ship.
According to the Carnival website, Carnival Fantasy, with a guest capacity of 2,056 and an onboard crew of 920, departing from Mobile, Alabama, with cruises to the Caribbean and Panama Canal varies from two to ten days.