Phone Hacking: detective levels increased after ‘more victims come forward’


The number of police officers dedicated to the phone hacking inquiry has
been increased from 45 to 60 after a surge in requests form potential
victims demanding to know if they have been targeted, Scotland Yard has
confirmed. …

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Phone Hacking: News International ‘deliberately thwarted’ police inquiry

Tom Whitehead, Home Affairs Editor

News International was guilty of attempting to “deliberately thwart”
the original hacking inquiry, a scathing report by MPs has concluded. It also accused Scotland Yard of a “catalogue of failures” in the way it …

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New Scotland Yard figure investigated over hacking

from The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) — London police say they have asked a watchdog to investigate
the head of Scotland Yard public affairs over the phone-hacking scandal.
The force says it wants the Independent Police Complaints Commission to
look at Dick Fedorcio’s role in …

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UK’s Cameron draws line between police and govt on hacking

from Reuters

PRETORIA, July 18 (Reuters) – British Prime Minister David Cameron sought
to distance himself from the resignation of the country’s most senior
policeman on Monday, saying the London force’s role in the phone-hacking
scandal was quite different from …

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News of the World: Rebekah Brooks offers to speak to Yard as a witness

By Mark Hughes

Rebekah Brooks has contacted Scotland Yard detectives and offered to be
interviewed as a witness rather than a suspect in their phone hacking
investigation, The Daily Telegraph has learnt.

It is thought that detectives will speak with …

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John Yates: I failed victims of News of the World phone hacking

By Robert Mendick, Alasdair Palmer and Patrick Hennessy

John Yates, the senior police officer who failed fully to investigate phonehacking at the News of the World, has issued an unprecedented apology for letting down the victims. Scotland Yard’s …

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