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Federal judge rules in favor of two women who claim they were victims of Border Patrol "peeper"

Homeland Security tried to get case dismissed
Posted at 12:11 PM, Dec 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-18 15:58:37-05

SAN DIEGO — They were not part of the criminal case against Armando Gonzalez, but they are sure they were his victims.
Now the two women, one retired and one who is still a federal agent have another ruling in their favor.
A federal judge denied the Department of Homeland Security's motion to dismiss their case.
That means the case will likely move toward a financial settlement.
The women filed a hostile workplace lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security after Armando Gonzalez was convicted of lying to federal agents and voyeurism.
Gonzalez, an United States Border Patrol supervisor, admitted to hiding a camera in the floor drain of the women's bathroom at the Chula Vista border patrol station.
The two women were not among the seven victims involved in the criminal case against Gonzalez, but both feel certain he captured intimate images of them in the bathroom.
Gonzalez is serving 21 months in federal prison.
His release is expected in August 2017.