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Leveson Inquiry: Evidence suggests 'network of corrupt officials'

Police are investigating a "network of corrupt officials" as part of their inquiries into phone hacking and police corruption, a media inquiry has heard.

Detective Assistant Commissioner Sue Akers told the Leveson Inquiry that evidence suggested a "culture of illegal payments" at the Sun newspaper.

She said payments allegedly made by The Sun were authorised at a senior level.

Nicholas Witchell reports.

  • 27 Feb 2012
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