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News Corp Could Still Face Corporate Charges Over Phone Hacking Allegations

Posted at 6:45AM Monday 28 Jul 2014

Scotland Yard detectives investigating alleged corporate crime are seeking to bring a case that would force senior executives to be held to account for the behaviour of their more junior staff.

The Metropolitan Police, operating on the advice of specialist lawyers, believes a potential corporate prosecution against News UK over hacking could become a test case that would redraw the principles behind corporate criminal liability.

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