UK Investigators Widen Corruption Probe To Other Tabloids

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 6:03 PM EDT) -- A Scotland Yard commissioner investigating the News Corp. phone hacking scandal revealed on Monday new evidence suggesting several competing U.K. newspapers made illegal payments to public officials in exchange for sensitive information, widening the probe of alleged criminal practices in Britain's tabloid industry. 

Evidence recently surfaced that suggests tabloid journalists from News Corp.'s News International Ltd., Trinity Mirror PLC and Northern & Shell Network Ltd. made illegal payments to two high-security prison officials in exchange for confidential information, according to Scotland Yard's Deputy Assistant Commissioner Sue...
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