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#Phone Hacking

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars
# Scam
# Scam

Eight Britons arrested for hacking phones of US celebrities and sport stars

Feb 10th 2021, 11:53 AM 12,613 Views 0 Comments

The suspects used a SIM-swapping scam to take control of the wealthy targets’ mobile phones and steal cash, bitcoin and personal data.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

UN experts demand probe into claim Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Saudi Arabia
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

UN experts demand probe into claim Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked by Saudi Arabia

Updated Jan 22nd 2020, 2:50 PM 16,486 Views 20 Comments

The 2018 intrusion into the device led to the release of intimate images of Bezos.

# phone-hacking - Monday 8 July, 2019

'Record' libel payout as Heather Mills settles phone hacking claims
# News Of The World
# News Of The World

'Record' libel payout as Heather Mills settles phone hacking claims

Jul 8th 2019, 11:37 AM 43,613 Views 49 Comments

Mills and her sister both received a formal apology in Britain’s High Court this morning.

# phone-hacking - Monday 5 February, 2018

Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers
# Mirror Group
# Mirror Group

Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers

Feb 5th 2018, 5:59 PM 18,983 Views 9 Comments

It’s been reported that the case was settled for a six-figure sum.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped
# Mccabe Scandal
# Mccabe Scandal

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped

Dec 14th 2017, 11:23 AM 27,941 Views 70 Comments

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.

# phone-hacking - Friday 6 November, 2015

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer
# North Carolina
# North Carolina

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer

Nov 6th 2015, 11:55 PM 13,193 Views 0 Comments

“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun
# Thanks Rupert
# Thanks Rupert

Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun

Sep 2nd 2015, 4:05 PM 18,141 Views 28 Comments

She left the organisation in 2011 and received a €22 million payoff.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Piers Morgan "sorry to disappoint" everyone who wanted him arrested today
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Piers Morgan "sorry to disappoint" everyone who wanted him arrested today

Apr 21st 2015, 6:35 PM 10,688 Views 9 Comments

This is his second time being questioned.

# phone-hacking - Monday 2 March, 2015

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'
# Rehired
# Rehired

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'

Mar 2nd 2015, 8:35 AM 15,269 Views 35 Comments

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking
# Admission
# Admission

British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking

Sep 24th 2014, 10:01 PM 4,834 Views 5 Comments

In a statement, the company said it has apologised to the people involved and as agreed to pay compensation.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rebekah Brooks says she has been 'vindicated'
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Rebekah Brooks says she has been 'vindicated'

Jun 26th 2014, 7:46 PM 8,845 Views 32 Comments

In her first comments since Tuesday’s verdict, the one-time head of Murdoch’s British newspaper arm said her thoughts were with colleagues still facing legal action.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges
# Read All About It
# Read All About It

Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges

Jun 25th 2014, 3:46 PM 3,923 Views 1 Comment

Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, who oversaw the investigation, said it was not “an attack on press freedom”.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial

Jun 24th 2014, 12:03 PM 9,048 Views 40 Comments

The trial at the Old Bailey in London had lasted 8 months.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone 155 times, trial is told
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone 155 times, trial is told

May 14th 2014, 5:36 PM 16,796 Views 0 Comments

Former royal editor Clive Goodman illegally listened to the messages of Kate and Princes William and Harry, the court was told.

# phone-hacking - Friday 14 February, 2014

Piers Morgan was questioned in connection with phone hacking
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Piers Morgan was questioned in connection with phone hacking

Feb 14th 2014, 4:30 PM 7,663 Views 17 Comments

Morgan met detectives by appointment and was not arrested in connection to hacking while he was editor of the Daily Mirror.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist
# News Of The World
# News Of The World

I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist

Jan 28th 2014, 4:42 PM 9,465 Views 7 Comments

A former News of the World journalist said he used phone hacking to find out about an affair between Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller.

# phone-hacking - Friday 1 November, 2013

Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist 'do his phone', court hears
# Phone Hacking Trial
# Phone Hacking Trial

Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist 'do his phone', court hears

Nov 1st 2013, 5:37 PM 5,853 Views 0 Comments

Coulson, who later became Prime Minister David Cameron’s media chief, denies conspiring to illegally access celebrities’ voicemail messages in a scandal that forced tycoon Rupert Murdoch to shut the paper in 2011.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Court hears Brooks and Coulson had six-year affair
# News Of The World
# News Of The World

Court hears Brooks and Coulson had six-year affair

Oct 31st 2013, 9:38 PM 11,808 Views 0 Comments

Brooks’ affair with Coulson was revealed in a love letter dated February 2004 that was found on her computer, the court heard today.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Three former News of the World journalists plead guilty to phone hacking
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Three former News of the World journalists plead guilty to phone hacking

Oct 30th 2013, 4:32 PM 10,815 Views 0 Comments

The court also heard today that top executives knew that staff were routinely hacking celebrities’ phones.

UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system
# Press Regulation
# Press Regulation

UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system

Oct 30th 2013, 11:45 AM 4,873 Views 14 Comments

The publishers are seeking an injunction over a new charter drawn up by Britain’s three main political parties after their proposals for a self-regulation were rejected.

# phone-hacking - Monday 28 October, 2013

Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking

Oct 28th 2013, 12:16 PM 6,327 Views 20 Comments

With phone hacking trials beginning in England today, we look at who is on trial, and why.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Sunday Mirror publisher faces phone-hacking probe
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Sunday Mirror publisher faces phone-hacking probe

Sep 12th 2013, 10:00 AM 3,020 Views 3 Comments

The publisher said its subsidiary group does not accept wrongdoing within its business and takes the allegations very seriously.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK
# Hacking
# Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK

Jun 26th 2013, 11:05 AM 2,705 Views 7 Comments

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe
# NOTW
# NOTW

Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe

Feb 13th 2013, 10:29 AM 4,086 Views 7 Comments

Three men and three women are being questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept phone messages.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking
# Hacked
# Hacked

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking

Dec 19th 2012, 6:20 PM 6,381 Views 8 Comments

In one phone hacking case, a company had calls to the value of over €250,000 made through its phones.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently
# Leveson Report
# Leveson Report

Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently

Dec 4th 2012, 4:18 PM 1,898 Views 3 Comments

The British PM met with editors and executives at 10 Downing Street to push them to set up a new independent regulatory body.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Mirror papers hit with legal action over alleged phone-hacking
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Mirror papers hit with legal action over alleged phone-hacking

Oct 23rd 2012, 4:15 PM 3,075 Views 11 Comments

Sven-Goran Eriksson and others are suing the paper over unauthorised access of their phone voicemail inboxes.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid
# Hacking
# Hacking

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

Aug 7th 2012, 1:28 PM 2,450 Views 1 Comment

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

# phone-hacking - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Murdoch resigns from boards of UK newspapers
# Murdoch
# Murdoch

Murdoch resigns from boards of UK newspapers

Jul 22nd 2012, 12:25 PM 1,814 Views 6 Comments

News International sought to play down the development, saying it was “a corporate house-cleaning exercise” prior a planned company split.

# phone-hacking - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Independence of regulator from press and State crucial - Press Ombudsman
# Leveson
# Leveson

Independence of regulator from press and State crucial - Press Ombudsman

Jul 14th 2012, 3:45 PM 2,121 Views 3 Comments

Ireland’s Press Ombudsman John Horgan appeared before the Leveson inquiry into media ethics yesterday to discuss press regulation.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones
# Hacking
# Hacking

Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones

Jul 4th 2012, 11:23 AM 2,275 Views 2 Comments

Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for hacking phone messages, must reveal who ordered him to listen in on the voicemails.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron 'We're definitely in this together'
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron 'We're definitely in this together'

Jun 14th 2012, 5:25 PM 2,732 Views 0 Comments

The inquiry into media ethics in the UK heard evidence from the British Prime Minister today as the close relationship between David Cameron and senior News International figures came under scrutiny.

Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron
# Hacking
# Hacking

Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron

Jun 14th 2012, 10:57 AM 11,120 Views 2 Comments

The inquiry set up in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World continues to receive witness testimony today.

# phone-hacking - Monday 11 June, 2012

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

Jun 11th 2012, 6:55 PM 1,665 Views 4 Comments

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Andy Coulson charged with perjury after hours of questioning
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Andy Coulson charged with perjury after hours of questioning

May 31st 2012, 7:54 AM 2,444 Views 4 Comments

The charges relate to a high-profile perjury case against politician Tommy Sheridan.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Former Cameron aide and NoTW editor held on suspicion of perjury
# Andy Coulson
# Andy Coulson

Former Cameron aide and NoTW editor held on suspicion of perjury

May 30th 2012, 1:56 PM 966 Views 0 Comments

Andy Coulson detained by Scottish police at his home in London.

# phone-hacking - Monday 28 May, 2012

Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal
# Phone Hacking
# Phone Hacking

Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal

May 28th 2012, 2:21 PM 1,903 Views 3 Comments

The 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering offences.

# phone-hacking - Monday 21 May, 2012

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

May 21st 2012, 2:13 PM 1,622 Views 5 Comments

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

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