Ex-Murdoch editor charged over UK phone-hacking scandal




 
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Ex-Murdoch editor charged over UK phone-hacking scandal
 
May 15th, 2012  
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Ex-Murdoch editor charged over UK phone-hacking scandal
LONDON (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks, a close confidante of Rupert Murdoch, was charged on Tuesday with interfering with a police investigation into a phone hacking scandal that has rocked the tycoon's media empire and sent shockwaves through the British political establishment. Brooks, 43, was charged with concealing material from detectives, conspiring to remove boxes of archive records from Murdoch's London headquarters, and hiding documents, computers and other electronic equipment from the police. If found guilty she could face a prison sentence. ...




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