Updated Apr 18, 2019

New Zealand official hid camera in U.S. embassy restroom in D.C.

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New Zealand's former top military official in the United States was found guilty Thursday of hiding a camera in the restroom of the country's Washington, D.C., embassy to film his colleagues, local media report.

Details: Alfred Harold Keating, 59, had pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempting to intentionally make an intimate visual recording, but an Auckland District Court jury found he had committed the offense in July 2017. He was serving as the senior defence attache to the U.S. at the time. Keating will be sentenced on June 25.

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