Rupert Murdoch

Former News Of The World royal editor and convicted phone hacker Clive Goodman tells hacking trial of the rats-in-a-sack attitude to “industrial scale” phone hacking at the paper — they were even doing it to each other!

“It got to the level when [a senior journalist who cannot be named] was hacking the editor Andy Coulson’s phone.”

Goodman claims that, along with Sun editor Rebekah Brooks, David Cameron’s former director of communications was being hacked to find out what stories were coming up at Murdoch’s British tabloids.

Perhaps of more relevance to the outcome of the case, however, Goodman also told the court that he showed a transcript of a Prince Harry phone hack to Coulson:

The case continues.

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