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Detectives 'key culprits' in cash for information claim

Scotland Yard is investigating allegations of corruption against two police officers and a former detective inspector.

The Commons Home Affairs Select Committee, which is looking into the role of private detectives, has heard allegations that a private investigation firm paid up to £20,000 for inside information.

The former detective has denied any wrongdoing; the two serving officers have declined to comment. Mark Easton reports.

  • 22 May 2012
  • From the section UK