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SFO launches investigation into News International

The Serious Fraud Office has launched a preliminary investigation into News International in light of the ongoing phone-hacking scandal and allegations of corrupt payments made to members of the Metropolitan Police. The early stages of the investigation, announced in a Channel 4 report yesterday (17 July), will look at a series of allegations of payments […]

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News Corp appoints Grabiner QC to oversee phone-hacking investigation

Lord Grabiner QC is joining the lengthening list of legal advisers winning roles on the fallout from the phone-hacking allegations surrounding News International. Grabiner has been named as chairman of the management and standards committee set up by the company’s parent News Corporation to investigate the scandal. In a press statement, News Corporation said the […]

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