Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Blimey! Scotland Yard Pinches Murdoch Journos for Hacking & Wiretapping

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 09:  A News of The Worl...Image by Getty Images via @daylifeThe Guardian's online edition (guardian.co.uk) reports today that the naughty tabloid News of the World ("NoW") (www.newsoftheworld.co.uk), which is owned by News Group Newspapers, Ltd., a subsidiary of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., has seen one of its principal reporters and a former news editor who NoW fired in January arrested by Scotland Yard for allegedly intercepting mobile phone voice messages.

Ian Edmondson, 50, and 42-year-old Neville Thurlbeck were arrested by Scotland Yard on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications (Sec. 1(1) of Criminal Law Act 1977) and unlawfully intercepting voicemail messages (Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000). Both Edmondson and Thurlbeck have denied criminal wrongdoing.

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