A death that is so suspicious, even the mainstream media couldn't help to raise an eyebrow: Sean Hoare, the News of the World reporter who was the big whistleblower in the Murdoch phone-hacking scandal, was found dead on July 178h. Hoare, known for snorting coke with celebrities while delivering scoops on their lives, was the first journalist to finger higher-ups as greenlighting the illegal wiretapping. According to local police: "The death is currently being treated as unexplained but not thought to be suspicious." Somehow, The Konformist remains sceptical of this claim...
News of the World phone-hacking whistleblower found dead
Amelia Hill, James Robinson and Caroline Davies
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