HMRC Leak Trial: News International Accountant questioned in court over alleged illegal payments

10 11 2014

????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????News International denied police requests to access financial data during investigations into allegations of illegal payments to a civil servant the Old Bailey jury at the “HMRC Leak Trial” was told today. Read the rest of this entry »





Mazher Mahmood, Murdoch, and the NCA – The Regular Contributor

10 11 2014

fakesheikh-230x150‘Why don’t the police chase proper criminals instead?’‘They should be out catching paedos and looking at dodgy blue chip firms not journalists just doing their job’ Paraphrasing an often heard criticism, the view is that police priorities are all skewed. And they’ve got a good point. Read the rest of this entry »





Law and Media Round Up – 10 November 2014

10 11 2014

Round New 2On Wednesday 5 November 2014, a News of the World journalist, prison officer Scott Chapman and his ex partner Lynn Gaffney were convicted of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office at the Old Bailey.  Daily Star reporter Tom Savage was acquitted. Reporting restrictions were removed on Friday 7 November.  We had a news item about this case.  Read the rest of this entry »