The British police are investigation one of Rupert Murdoch’s newspaper subsidiaries over allegation of wiretapping of public figures. The Guardian has reported that Murdoch’s company paid $1.6 million to settle court cases involving hacking into cellphones.
Mr. Murdoch insists that no such payments were made to cover up criminal activities, stating “if that had happened, I would know about it.”
The Guardian says that the targets included a prominent lawmaker for the Liberal Democrats.”
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