News Corp. May Face Corporate Charges After Hacking Trial

June 25, 2014 4:49 AM

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News Corp. May Face Corporate Charges After Hacking Trial

News Corp. (NWSA) faces possible corporate charges related to phone hacking and bribery, prosecutors said during the eight-month trial that led to the conviction of former News of the World editor Andy Coulson.

On several occasions throughout the trial, prosecutors raised the prospect of corporate charges without giving details about when a decision would be made on whether to file an indictment. Former senior officials at News Corp.’s U.K. unit have been questioned by British police relating to the charge...

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