News Corp. Rival Sued In Widening Phone-Hacking Scandal

Law360, New York (October 23, 2012, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Four U.K. individuals accused the tabloid publisher Trinity Mirror PLC of hacking their mobile phones in a lawsuit filed Monday in British court, widening a hacking scandal that has already engulfed rival News International.

The individuals, three of whom are British celebrities, accuse journalists at Trinity Mirror tabloids, which include the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and People, of intercepting their mobile phone voice mail messages and misusing the private information, according to the U.K. newspaper The Guardian.

Lead attorney Mark Lewis of the British law firm Taylor...
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