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Staff at The Sun Tabloid Arrested In Bribe Inquiry
| DAVID STRINGER
Posted on 02/11/2012 9:14:48 AM PST by sheikdetailfeather
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's biggest-selling tabloid newspaper was fighting to contain the damage after five of its employees were arrested Saturday in an inquiry into the alleged payment of bribes to police and other officials, detectives and the newspaper's parent company said.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said the five employees from The Sun tabloid had been detained and that police had searched their homes and the group's London offices, potentially deepening the scandal over British tabloid wrongdoing.
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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: arrested; bribe; sourcetitlenoturl; staff; sun
"Once again Rupert Murdoch is trying to pin the blame on individual journalists hoping that a few scalps will salvage his corporate reputation," she said.
Just hope it doesn’t get to the WSJ
posted on 02/11/2012 9:26:17 AM PST
This is all part of the plan to neuter Rupert. We have noticed the sharp left turn of FOX News. Guess it wasn’t enough to appease the marxists, communists, fasists, etal.
posted on 02/11/2012 9:28:18 AM PST
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