FBI Investigating News Corp Over 9/11 Hacking Allegations

The AP is reporting that according to a source the FBI has launched an investigation into Rupert Murdoch‘s News Corp over 9/11 hacking allegations.

This follows calls from various U.S. lawmakers  — including Senators Rockefeller, Boxer and Rep. Peter King — and 9/11 families groups for an inquiry to find out whether News of the World reporters hacked in the voicemails of 9/11 victims.

The initial allegations, which remain unsubstantiated, were first reported by non Murdoch-owned Daily Mirror. The story quotes and un-named NYC police officer who says he was contacted by NOTW reporters offering to pay him to gain access to 9/11 victims voicemails. 

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