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A Conman for Murdoch’s Newspaper Empire Confesses: Data-Theft Operation Hit PMs, Beatles, and MI6

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast LONDON—A former actor hired by Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday Times claims he systematically and fraudulently obtained private information on thousands of people over 15 years including operations to target two prime ministers, the head of MI6, and one member of the Beatles. John Ford was arrested in September 2010 for trying to illegally obtain an advance copy of Tony Blair’s autobiography.
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