Didsbury RCMP and the RCMP Southern Alberta Serious Crimes Branch investigators have charged a Carstairs massage therapist after video recordings of female clients were discovered on a lap top computer.
On November 1st, Mark Henning Oliver Blessmann was brought before a justice of the peace and charged with two counts of Voyeurism. He has been released from custody and is scheduled to make his first court appearance on November 6th at 1 O'clock in Didsbury Provincial Court.
On November 2nd, RCMP served a search warrant on a Carstairs residence where the accused operated a massage therapy clinic named Blessmann's Day Spa.
The Massage Therapist Association of Alberta has been notified of the allegations and has suspended Mark Blessmann's license to practice.
Police say at this time, investigators believe that video recordings of female clients were made without the knowledge or consent of the client.