Editor's $5M Tom Cruise Wiretap Claims Mission Impossible

Law360, Los Angeles (March 18, 2013, 4:14 PM EDT) -- Actor Tom Cruise and attorney Bert Fields on Monday escaped a $5 million suit alleging they hired a private eye to wiretap a magazine editor's phone as a Los Angeles judge ruled that the editor waited too long to file his claims.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu M. Berle said former Bold magazine editor Michael Davis Sapir had reason to suspect the alleged wiretapping as early as 2003, when he learned that private investigator Anthony Pellicano had been charged with bugging phones on behalf of...
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