This move by the prosecution to link the removal of 15 million emails at the News of the World which was enthusiastically endorsed by Rebekah Brooks to the conspiracy charges is interesting. The counter argument would be the newspaper cleaned up its computers as it had to move offices.
Day 23: Fifteen million emails from Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper group have been lost to police and other investigators, the hacking trial heard today. Prosecutor Mark Bryant-Heron explained that the records were wiped during technical changes before a fresh police investigation into phone hacking began in January 2011.
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