News International Finally Axes Milly Investigator's Legal Fees
Byline: Tom Harper Investigations Reporter
RUPERT MURDOCH'S media empire today bowed to public pressure by axing payments to the private investigator who targeted murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
News International announced it would stop funding Glenn Mulcaire's expensive legal battle against a High Court order that forces him to reveal News of the World executives who commissioned him.
James Murdoch admitted to MPs yesterday that payments were being made towards Mr Mulcaire's legal fees -- and said he was "surprised" when he found out.
Mr Mulcaire could now be forced to drop his appeal and name the executives who employed him. The order also …
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Publication information: Article title: News International Finally Axes Milly Investigator's Legal Fees. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: July 20, 2011. Page number: 4. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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