The Unbelievable List Of Important People News Of The World And Other Papers (Allegedly) Hacked

Phone Hacking

UPDATED 07/07/2011

The sheer scale of the British newspaper phone hacking scandal is sometimes hard to comprehend.

It seems that no matter what section of society you were in – whether you were royalty, a politician, or just a pop star who hasn’t had a hit in 20 years, the News of The World and other British tabloids were hacking into your voicemails.

No one was safe – reporters were allegedly even hacking high ranking officers in British police- and even people within their own company.

The enormity of the crimes committed has even led Adweek Editor-In-Chief and Murdoch expert Michael Wolff to argue that News Corp “faces its greatest peril since it almost went bankrupt in the early ’90s”.

“It’s not just that they did it,” explains Wolff, “but, more importantly, this is what they do.”

Now some victims, such as Sienna Miller, are demanding huge settlements to settle their cases for News Corp. Can Murdoch afford it? There are reports that there may be 4,000 victims, with a total settlement cost of £120 million ($192 million).

We’ve compiled a list of all those who are suspected to be have had either their phone or email hacked (for the full list, please click here). It seems reasonable to suspect this may be just the tip of the iceberg.

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  1. Sienna Miller,
  2. Ryan Giggs,
  3. Jude Law,
  4. former MP George Galloway,
  5. Elle MacPherson,
  6. former England footballer Paul Gascoigne,
  7. comedian Steve Coogan,
  8. Tony Blair,
  9. Prince William,
  10. Prince Harry,
  11. Kate Middleton,
  12. Prince Edward,
  13. Eric Clapton,
  14. Mick Jagger,
  15. George Michael,
  16. Wayne Rooney,
  17. Heather Mills,
  18. Cat Deeley,
  19. Gwyneth Paltrow,
  20. Hugh Grant,
  21. London Mayor Boris Johnson,
  22. The Duchess of Wessex,
  23. Alastair Campbell,
  24. Former home secretary Jack Straw,
  25. Peter Mandelson,
  26. the Duke and Duchess of Kent,
  27. the former commissioner of the London Metropolitan police, Sir John Stevens…
  28. …and the assistant commissioner, John Yates,
  29. Gary Lineker,
  30. Linford Christie,
  31. Edward George, governer of the Bank of England,
  32. … and his deputy, Mervyn King,
  33. Daily Mail journalists,
  34. Simon Hughes,
  35. Ulrika Jonsson,
  36. Tessa Jowell,
  37. David Blunkett,
  38. Rebekah Brooks,
  39. Richard Madeley, TV personality (source),
  40. Judy Finnigan, TV personality (source),
  41. Leslie Ash, actress (source),
  42. Andy grey, soccer personality (source),
  43. Nicola Phillips, a publicist who used to work for PR guru Max Clifford (source),
  44. MP Chris Bryant (source),
  45. interior designer Kelly Hoppen (source),
  46. soccer agent Sky Andrew (source),
  47. the family of the notorious serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, aka ‘The Yorkshire Ripper’ (source).
  48. Murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler (source).*
  49. The family of two schoolchildren murdered in Soham, near Birmingham (source).*
  50. Ali Dizaei, Metropolitian police commander (source).*
  51. Andy Coulson, former News of the World Editor and David Cameron’s media guy (source).*
  52. Colin Stagg, falsely accused of 1992 Rachel Nickell Murder (source).*
  53. Danielle Jones, Murder Victim (source).*
  54. George Osborne (source).*
  55. Geraldine McCool, Lawyer for Samantha Roberts (source).*
  56. Graham Foulkes, Father of 7.7 bombing victims (source).*
  57. James Hewitt, former boyfriend of Princess Diana (source).*
  58. Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton-Harry and William’s secretary (source).*
  59. Kelly Hoppen-Sienna Miller’s stepmother (source).*
  60. Kieran Fallon, Jockey (source).*
  61. Michael Mansfield, Lawyer in Diana inquest (source).*
  62. Paul Dadge, helped bombing victim at Edgware Road (source).*
  63. Paul Stretford, Wayne Rooney’s agent (source).*
  64. Samantha Roberts, War Widow (source).*
  65. Sean Cassidy, father of bombing victim (source).*
  66. Brian Paddick former deputy assistant commissioner of Met police (source).*

*Updated from original post.

If you know of anymore, let us know – [email protected]
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