UK prosecutors to release ‘hundreds’ of alleged phone hacking victims’ names

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Britain’s News of the World phone hacking scandal will soon move to a new stage, as UK prosecutors plan to release the names of hundreds of people whose phone records were allegedly accessed by journalists.

Among the alleged victims already named in the media are Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Jude Law and Sienna Miller. Prosecutors could release up to 600 new names, reported, and police are now contacting the alleged victims to alert them that their names are going public.

Seven former employees of News Corp. face charges related to the scandal.

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