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News of the World hacked more than 1,000 peoples’ phones

Police increase number of suspected scandal victims

More than 1,000 people might have been affected by the now infamous News Corp. phone-hacking scandal.

According to Bloomberg, London police estimate that employees of the now-shuttered News of the World tabloid likely hacked into 1,174 peoples’ mobile phones, which is an increase from the previously estimated 829 affected people. The new data from the Metropolitan Police Service also includes 4,800 “potential” victims.

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