Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:11 AM
kpete (46,825 posts)
Prince Andrew's former lover Koo Stark to launch landmark phone hacking claim in the US
Source: Dail Mail
Prince Andrew's former lover Koo Stark to launch landmark phone hacking claim in the US against the Murdoch empire
Her voicemails were allegedly targeted while she was in America, taking the scandal across the Atlantic for the first time
Ms Stark has been told by the Met that she may be another News of the World victim and has instructed star lawyer Mark Lewis
By MARTIN ROBINSON
PUBLISHED: 09:40 EST, 27 April 2012 | UPDATED: 10:01 EST, 27 April 2012
Actress and former lover of Prince Andrew Koo Stark will be the first to launch a phone-hacking claim against News Corporation in the US courts, it was claimed today.
The Met has informed the 55-year-old she may have been another victim of the News of the World and Ms Stark has instructed expert lawyer Mark Lewis, who won £3 million for Milly Dowler's family from the Murdoch empire.
Her advisers believe her voicemails were targeted while she was in America, taking the scandal across the Atlantic for the first time.
This could potentially be hugely damaging to Rupert Murdoch's reputation in the States.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2136178/Prince-Andrews-lover-Koo-Stark-to-launch-phone-hacking-claim-U-S-Murdoch-empire.html#ixzz1tFnO3u2i
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Fri Apr 27, 2012, 11:26 AM
groundloop (3,808 posts)
1. Anyone know if this could go beyond a civil case in the US?
I would think that, if these allegations are proven, there could be legal implications here.
This is getting interesting.
Response to gateley (Reply #7)
Sat Apr 28, 2012, 07:41 AM
glowing (11,734 posts)
8. Because she was dating Prince Andrew and Ruppert wanted dirt on the Prince... Duh!
Dirt on the Royal Family is a big deal over the Pond.. Their tabloids are crazier than ours most of the time. Look at how they hounded Princess Diana literally to death... and now her son's... Its not the actress they were probably after, its more than likely the Prince and some sort of scandal or dirt they could find out.