Tony Blair's Wife Cherie Sues News Corp., Convicted Phone Hacker
By Erik Larson – Feb 22, 2012 9:51 AM ET
Tony Blair’s wife Cherie sued News Corp. (NWSA) and the former private investigator who pleaded guilty to intercepting celebrities’ voice mails for the company’s now- defunct News of the World tabloid.
The lawsuit against News Group Newspapers Ltd. and Glenn Mulcaire was filed yesterday in London, court records show. Alastair Campbell, who was Tony Blair’s press chief when he was U.K. Prime Minister, sued the company in September for hacking his phone and reached a settlement earlier this month.
An e-mail and text message to Tony Blair’s representatives didn’t immediately receive a response.
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