She didn’t know her newspaper had hired a private detective to hack the phone of a teenage murder victim. She entered into an affair with her deputy mostly because her other relationships were going through a “car crash.” She tried to implicate senior company executives in the scandal to protect herself. Her mistakes were due to her youth.
Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator jailed in 2007 for intercepting voice-mail messages while working for News Corp.’s defunct News of the World tabloid, sued the company, which had stopped paying his legal fees.
The British private eye jailed in 2007 for hacking into celebrities’ voice mails for News Corp.’s News of the World tabloid demanded 750,000 pounds ($1.2 million) from the company for information about his activities.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is required to pay the legal fees of Glenn Mulcaire, the British private detective at the center of the phone-hacking scandal at its now-defunct News of the World tabloid, a U.K. judge ruled.
Two British celebrities who say their mobile-phone voicemail messages were intercepted by an investigator for News Corp. ’s News of the World newspaper asked a London judge to order the disclosure of more information.
Glenn Mulcaire, the ex-private investigator who hacked into celebrities’ voice mails for News Corp.’s News of the World, lost a U.K. appeal to avoid giving “incriminating” evidence in civil lawsuits against him.
The former managing editor of the News of the World tabloid denied conspiring to intercept voice- mail messages after being shown a series of payments he approved to the investigator at the center of News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal.
News Corp.’s ex-private detective who was jailed in 2007 for hacking into mobile-phone messages asked the U.K. Supreme Court to let him withhold evidence in civil lawsuits that might incriminate him in a criminal case.