Mexican Diplomat Removed from Canadian Post for Masturbating at Work

The flags of the United States, Canada and Mexico fly in the breeze at the Louis Armstrong International Airport Monday, April 21, 2008 in New Orleans. The three heads of state, U.S. President Bush, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and Mexican President Felipe Calderon, are attending the fourth annual North …
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A Mexican diplomat was removed from his post after a video went viral purporting to show him masturbating at work.

Dario Alberto Bernal Acero, Mexico’s consul to Leamington, Canada, was removed from his post pending an investigation, a statement from Mexico’s Foreign Relations Ministry revealed.

The investigation comes after video of the diplomat surfaced in late February. He is apparently seen unbuckling his pants and masturbating at his work computer. Mexico’s Televisa first reported on the case this week, prompting the diplomat’s removal.

According to Televisa, Bernal Acero claimed he was the victim of a blackmail attempt. The diplomat said he will present evidence and fight to clear his name.

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