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WIFE OF EX-P.M. BLAIR SAYS SHE WAS PHONE-HACKING VICTIM

February 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest public figure in Britain to file suit against Rupert Murdoch’s News International is Cherie Blair, the wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Her attorney, Graham Atkins, said that the lawsuit was filed “in relation to the unlawful interception of her voicemails,” presumably by reporters and private investigators working for the now defunct […]

REPORT: NEWS CORP NEARS BIG SETTLEMENT WITH U.K. SINGER

February 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The manager of British singer Charlotte Church has denied a Financial Times report that she has settled her invasion-of-privacy lawsuit against News International, the parent of the now-defunct News of the World for £500,000 (about $750,000). Of six “test” cases related to the NoW‘s voicemail hacking scandal due to go to trial on Monday, Church’s […]

WHO HIRED PRIVATE EYE TO HACK INTO CELEBRITIES’ VOICEMAILS?

November 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Glenn Mulcaire, the private detective who is accused of hacking into the voicemails of hundreds, if not thousands, of celebrities, politicians, and others, has filed an appeal against a court ruling that he cannot rely on his self-incrimination privilege when he testifies in a civil lawsuit brought by two alleged victims. The plaintiffs, British comedian […]