News Corp. Security Worker Charged In Phone Hacking Scandal

Law360, New York (September 12, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT) -- British prosecutors on Wednesday charged a News Corp. security employee with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, over allegations he schemed with former company executive Rebekah Brooks and others to disrupt a police probe into phone hacking and public corruption.

The U.K.’s Crown Prosecution Service said Lee Sandell is accused of conspiring with Brooks and four other individuals to conceal documents, computers and other electronic devices from the Metropolitan Police Service, in the course of its investigation into allegations of phone hacking and corruption of...
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