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Phone hacking: The main players

  • 30 August 2012
  • From the section UK

Allegations of phone hacking at the News of the World thrust the newspaper's owners, News Corporation, its UK arm, News International, and its journalists directly into the spotlight. The Met Police have identified more than 4,000 possible victims. A separate Scotland Yard investigation is also looking into claims of inappropriate payments made to police. Here are the key players in the unfolding scandal.