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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson, Others To Be Charged In Phone Hacking Scandal

UK prosecutors will charge former News International exec Rebekah Brooks, former aide to David Cameron Andy Brooks, and several others with complicity in the phone hacking scandal that overtook News International's paper News of the World from 2003 to 2006. The Crown Prosecution Service made its announcement today. Others to be charged include Glenn Mulcaire, a private detective, who has already served served time in prison over another phone hacking affair, that of intercepting messages involving Clarence House, the official residence of the Prince of Wales.

More here from Reuters, the Guardian,  the BBC (with timeline). Meanwhile, Patricia Bernal, the mother of stalking victim Clare Bernal, is suing News International over phone hacking.

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