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: IPCC to investigate four Met officers

from BBC News

The police watchdog is to investigate four current or former Met officers
over the phone-hacking inquiry. The four include Commissioner Sir Paul
Stephenson and Assistant Commissioner John Yates, who both quit this week.

The BBC understands the other …

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London police chief quits over hacking ties

from the Washington Post

London’s police chief has quit over his links to a former News of the World editor caught up in the phone hacking scandal. Metropolitan Police
commissioner Paul Stephenson denies any wrongdoing. (July 17) (/The
Associated Press)

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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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Phone Hacking: John Yates facing ‘questions’ over Neil Wallis links

By Andrew Hough

One of Scotland Yard’s most senior detectives, John Yates, is set to be
investigated over his links with former News of the World executive Neil
Wallis, in a fresh twist to the hacking scandal. The
Assistant Commissioner will face …

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Phone hacking: Boris Johnson says Met chief resignation is ‘right call’

from The Guardian

The London mayor, who chose to stand down as chair of the Metropolitan
Police Authority (MPA) 18 months ago and hand the reins to his deputy, Kit Malthouse, said he had been “hacked off” to discover there had been a
financial relationship between Neil …

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Hugh Grant Sues Police After Taping Reporter’s Hacking Claim

from Bloomberg

Sues now- defunct News of the World over claims reporters for the tabloid
hacked into the mobile phones of politicians, celebrities, and murder and
terror victims. Suing the police has been a means for possible victims,
including former government …

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