2 British Journalists Arrested In News Corp. Corruption Probe

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 3:35 PM EDT) -- Two British journalists suspected of bribing a public official were arrested Wednesday in connection with an ongoing investigation into allegations of phone hacking and inappropriate payments at News Corp.'s British publishing arm News International, the Metropolitan Police Service said.

One of those arrested was Justin Penrose, who has been the Sunday Mirror's crime correspondent since 2006, Trinity Mirror PLC said.

“We are cooperating fully with the police,” a spokesman for the publisher said. The other man was not identified.

British police are investigating allegations that News...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.