2 More News Corp. Journalists Face Bribery Charges

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT) -- U.K. prosecutors said Monday they planned to charge five more individuals as part of a sprawling corruption investigation into British tabloids, including two former journalists at newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. conglomerate.

The charges stem from Operation Elveden, a wide-ranging investigation into the allegedly rampant practice among News Corp. journalists of bribing police officers and other government officials for tips. The Crown Prosecution Service said Chris Pharo, the former head of news at The Sun, would be charged with authorizing payments to British Army...
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