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Mon Mar 5, 2012, 02:29 AM

FBI probes former News Corp investment

Source: Financial Times

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has been looking into a Russian billboard company controlled until last year by News Corp, suggesting that US investigators are conducting a wider probe into Rupert Murdoch’s media company than previously thought.

News Corp declined to comment but one person familiar with the investigation said FBI agents who are investigating allegations of phone hacking, bribery and other corrupt practices at its London newspapers had also been asking questions about News Outdoor Russia because they were “trying to look for a culture of corruption” at the company.

Read more: http://liveweb.archive.org/http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/fb6163b2-6684-11e1-9d4e-00144feabdc0.html

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alp227 Mar 2012 OP
fasttense Mar 2012 #1
dixiegrrrrl Mar 2012 #3
unionworks Mar 2012 #2
Uncle Joe Mar 2012 #4
Kingofalldems Mar 2012 #5

Response to alp227 (Original post)

Mon Mar 5, 2012, 07:24 AM

1. What a federal agancy looking into something a uber rich man with ties to a corporation did?

Did they get tired of investigating pot smokers, peace activists and conservation groups?

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Response to fasttense (Reply #1)

Mon Mar 5, 2012, 11:46 AM

3. "looking into" and actually doing anything about it

are 2 different things.

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Mon Mar 5, 2012, 08:03 AM

2. Will wonders never cease!

 

I remember speculation that Murdochs agents were feeding info to Breitbart...

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Mon Mar 5, 2012, 11:52 AM

4. Kicked and recommended.

Thanks for the thread, alp.

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Response to alp227 (Original post)

Mon Mar 5, 2012, 12:19 PM

5. Kick and Rec

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