Flirtatious emails cause stir

Bob Dechert, parliamentary secretary for the foreign affairs minister, recently said in a statement that while emails sent to a Xinhua correspondent were flirtatious, they were based on an innocent friendship, reported CBC News. Mr. Dechert confirmed he sent the emails to Shi Rong, the chief Toronto correspondent for the Chinese government news agency. Mr.

Published: Wednesday, 09/14/2011 12:00 am EDT

Bob Dechert, parliamentary secretary for the foreign affairs minister, recently said in a statement that while emails sent to a Xinhua correspondent were flirtatious, they were based on an innocent friendship, reported CBC News. Mr. Dechert confirmed he sent the emails to Shi Rong, the chief Toronto correspondent for the Chinese government news agency. Mr. Dechert also said the correspondent's emails were hacked as part of a domestic dispute.

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