Murdoch Son Denies Knowledge Of Wider Phone Hacking

Law360, New York (November 10, 2011, 12:23 PM EST) -- James Murdoch told members of the U.K.'s Parliament on Thursday that two former News of the World executives had misled them when they said they had informed the News Corp. bigwig that multiple reporters at the now-defunct tabloid were illegally hacking phones.

Testifying before a parliamentary panel for the second time, Murdoch said Tom Crone, the paper's in-house attorney, and Colin Myler, its editor, had told him about evidence concerning an isolated incident in which a reporter listened to intercepted voice-mail messages. But he stressed, sticking...
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