Brooks, Coulson Face Charges In News Corp. Hacking Probe

Law360, New York (July 24, 2012, 3:16 PM EDT) -- British prosecutors on Tuesday said former chief of News International Rebekah Brooks and former editor Andy Coulson were among eight individuals facing charges of conspiracy to hack voice mails, marking the highest-profile charges yet in the sweeping investigation of the News Corp. hacking scandal. 

Brooks and Coulson, who later served as British Prime Minister David Cameron's director of communications, will be charged with conspiracy to intercept the communications of Milly Dowler, a 13-year old British girl who went missing in 2002 and was later found murdered,...
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