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REPORTS: CRIMINAL CHARGES IN U.K. HACKING SCANDAL ABOUT TO BE FILED

April 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Although some 43 arrests have been conducted in connection with the voicemail-hacking scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, no criminal charges against anyone have yet been filed. However, published reports on Tuesday indicated that several of the suspects are about to be charged, possibly as early as this week. Keir Starmer, head of […]

TWO JOURNALISTS ARRESTED IN U.K. HACKERGATE PROBE

April 6, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The U.K. voicemail hacking scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid, the News of the World intensified on Tuesday with the first arrests in the current Scotland Yard investigation. The newspaper’s chief reporter, Neville Thurlbeck, and its former head of news, Ian Edmondson, were reportedly held at west London police stations for six hours as police […]

SCOTLAND YARD UNDER FIRE OVER HACKERGATE SCANDAL

March 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Amid growing accusations that Britain’s Scotland Yard deliberately refrained from investigating evidence that reporters at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World were hacking into the voicemails of British politicians and celebrities, the assistant commissioner of the Yard has agreed to appear before a committee of Parliament next week to answer questions about his handling of […]

FOCUS OF U.K. HACKERGATE PROBE WON’T BE CHARGED

December 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

British prosecutors said Friday that they have insufficient evidence to bring charges against Andy Coulson, the former editor of Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid the News of the World and now Prime Minister David Cameron’s director of communications. Coulson had been accused by former reporters of the publication of encouraging them to use private detectives to […]