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Monday, February 27, 2012

NotW Higher Ups May Have Known About Phone Hacking As Far Back As 2006

From the Guardian: reports of warnings about a culture of phone hacking as far back as 2006 at the now defunct tabloid News of the World. The Guardian reports that an email shows that someone in law enforcement told Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, both then still at News International and at News of the World, that there were "victims" of phone hacking at that time. An email also informed Ms. Brooks that NotW had made payments to investigator Glenn Mulcaire, who later went to prison for hacking.

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