Another Arrest In Britain Phone Hack Case


LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — Police in Britain have made another arrest in the investigation of alleged telephone hacking by a newspaper, officials said.

Greg Miskiw, 61, is a former news editor of the News of the World, and was being investigated for allegedly hacking into the phone messages of celebrities and public figures between 2005 and 2006, the BBC reported.

Miskiw has been arrested on suspicion of unlawful interception of communications and conspiring to intercept communications, the BBC said.

Miskiw is the 12th person arrested in the Metropolitan Police investigation of the phone hacking allegations.

The News of the World was shut down in July as a result of the phone hacking revelations.

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Join the Discussion

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.