Police Scotland have launched a probe after footage of serving officers allegedly playing a game of strip poker has been circulated online.
The vile video, which was taken without the consent of those involved, is said to have been filmed in the quiet town of Campbeltown, Argyll, on Monday night.
Footage seen by the Daily Record appears to show the group, involving three male cops and one female within a private flat as they are filmed from another property across the street.
It has been shared widely on social media with those who filmed it claiming the cops were performing 'sex acts'.
But a source close to the investigation told the Record it was a game of strip poker after a night of drinking and that those who have filmed it could now be on the wrong side of the law.
The source said: "Whatever you think about what the officers were doing, they were behind closed doors, in a private home, and were all consenting participants in what went on.
"They didn't consent to being filmed. They couldn't, as they didn't even know it was happening.
"Recording people in intimate situations without their consent is a criminal offence and can carry a jail term.
"It's also against the law to share or distribute this illegally obtained footage.
"Whoever is responsible for filming and sharing the video should be worried, they're probably going to be facing at least two charges when the case gets to court."
Recording people without their knowledge or consent is a crime under under Sections 9(1) and (4) of the Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 2009.
Disclosure of an intimate photograph or film is also a crime under Section 1 (2) of the Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Act 2016.
No police officers have been suspended.
A Police Scotland spokesperson said that the probe was at an early stage.
She said: "We are aware of reports of mobile phone footage being shared online. Enquiries are at an early stage."
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