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News UK faces legal claims that could 'dwarf' phone hacking after 'Fake Sheikh' conviction

Rupert Murdoch's News UK could be hit with legal claims of up to £800 million ($1 billion) after Sun on Sunday investigative reporter Mazher Mahmood was convicted of perverting the course of justice in a drugs trial against a British pop star. Mark Lewis, a media lawyer at Seddons, said in a statement that he has been instructed by 18 people to pursue civil claims against Mahmood, the so-called "Fake Sheikh.
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