Rupert Murdoch underling charged with corruption

This video, recorded in Britain, says about itself:

July 17, 2011

The former CEO of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper operation has been arrested by police investigating allegations of phone hacking and bribery. Rebekah Brooks is the tenth person to be detained in connection with the scandal that’s engulfed the now-defunct News of the World. For more on these latest developments, RT talks to Annie Mashon, a former intelligence officer for MI-5.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Sun deputy ed charged

Wednesday 20 March 2013

Prosecutors said today that they will charge Sun deputy editor Geoff Webster for paying public officials £8,000 for information.

Mr Webster is accused of two counts of misconduct in public office in 2010 and 2011.

In the first case, he is accused of approving £6,500 in payments to an official between July 2010 and August 2011.

In the second, prosecutors allege that he approved a £1,500 payment to another official in November 2010.

Mr Webster will appear at Westminster magistrates’ court on Tuesday.

UK phone-hacking scandal spreads: here.

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