Skip to comments.Rebekah Brooks arrested by hacking police
Posted on 07/17/2011 6:10:02 AM PDT by Cardhu
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has been arrested in connection with an investigation into phone hacking and bribery.
The 43-year-old was arrested by appointment by Operation Weeting police at a London police station.
Met Police said she is currently still in custody.
This is the 10th arrest made by police investigating hacking allegations by the News of the World newspaper.
She was arrested on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications and on suspicion of corruption allegations.
The Operation Weeting team is conducting the current investigation into phone hacking.
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What is this and why is it a big deal? Who is this person and why do we care in the US?
The news-rag in question is owned by Rupert Murdock (who owns Fox) and are trying to use this scandal to take down Fox
The whole Murdoch empire is beginning to creak and crumble, which will have global ramifications
Maybe Murdoch will sell Fox to someone in the US that isn’t connected with ANYTHING in Jolly Olde England. The British have demonstrated a remarkable lack of gravitas since their high point with Winston Churchill
I can’t understand why Murdoch kept her on after the payments to police officers scandal back in 2003.
Yes, this is the only media that still can uncover the REAL crimes being committed against Humanity...
The must be crushed.
He adored her, considered her to be almost a daughter.
She should have been locked up years ago. She looks like she came right out of a horror movie.
“She should have been locked up years ago. She looks like she came right out of a horror movie.”
Either that, or Robert Plant in drag.
“Either that, or Robert Plant in drag.”
Ok, you guys make the call...
This is getting dangerously close to a witch-hunt.
If a newspaper can do it, does anyone doubt for second that governments can, and do? For years? Regularly?
Encryption is your friend.
She is Rupert Murdoch’s right hand woman - he refused to accept her resignation ten days ago but accepted her second resignation on Friday, they must have know she would be arrested.
She was due to be called before a committee of Parliament with her boss Rupert Murdoch but now that she has been arrested she will not offer any information.
She was editor of the News of the World, which folded last week, at the time the hacking of politician, murder victims, Royal family and soldiers who lost their lives in Afghnistan. In the US they are checking to see if she was involved in the 9/11 victims.
The Sun is also a Murdoch tabloid.
How is it a witch hunt?
A witch hunt is what it is, because there are no witches. Here, there really are bad people who should be punished.
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The left dominates the press and their hate for all things Murdoch knows no bounds. They will rally their forces to take him down.
Who is she? This is boring beyond belief. This country is collapsing like a train wreck in slow motion and the left wing wants this local news trivia. Did you know you can’t “hack a phone”? tell me how?