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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

More Celebrities Discovering They Were News of the World Targets

Two more celebrities are contemplating legal action against News of the World after being notified that their personal information was found in the newspaper's possession. Actor Steve Coogan ("Tropic Thunder") and Chris Tarrant ("Who Wants To Be a Millionaire," British edition) have discovered that they were being surveilled by the private investigator hired by NotW; their attorneys have written to the Metropolitan Police to obtain more information about the situation.

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