Ex-UK Prime Minister Aide Denies Hacking, Bribery Charges

Law360, New York (June 6, 2013, 3:57 PM EDT) -- A former News Corp. tabloid editor and ex-spokesman for U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday reportedly pled not guilty to phone hacking and bribery charges in a London court, denying his alleged role in the scandal that has reshaped the British media arena.

Andy Coulson, 45, of London, denied one count of illegally intercepting communications and two counts of bribing public officials for information, according to the BBC.

The former editor at the now-defunct News of the World newspaper entered the pleas in London’s Southwark...
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