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Lawyer Pursuing U.S. Claims in News Corp. Phone Hacking Scandal

The News of the World phone hacking scandal moved closer to the United States after British lawyer Mark Lewis teamed up with two New York lawyers to pursue claims that four of his clients had been hacked by Rupert Murdoch’s …

Three Mull Lawsuits in U.S. Against Murdoch’s News Corp.

Three people who believe they were targeted by a private investigator working for Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World while they were in the United States are considering suing his company in U.S. courts, a source close to the case …

UK Singer Church Settles in Murdoch Hacking Case

Charlotte Church, who testified about being hounded by Rupert Murdoch’s journalists when she was a teen singing sensation, has received 600,000 pounds ($951,000) in a settlement from News International. Despite her legal victory, Church lambasted the media mogul’s empire, saying …

U.S. Authorities Looking Into Murdoch Foreign Payments

U.S. authorities are stepping up investigations, including an FBI criminal inquiry, into possible violations by employees of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire of a U.S. law banning corrupt payments to foreign officials such as police, law enforcement and corporate sources said. …

News Corp. Admits Guilt, Settles Hacking Claims

The British newspaper arm of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. looks set to settle at great expense a string of legal claims after admitting wide-scale phone hacking that was both known about and concealed by senior management. Murdoch’s News International had …

Investors’ Suits Against News Corp. Directors Face Long Odds

News Corp. shareholders angry over the hacking scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch’s media conglomerate face an uphill fight trying to hold company executives and directors responsible in court. In the nearly six weeks since the scandal erupted, shareholders have seen roughly …