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Coulson Knew of Bribes: Report

An anonymous source tells Reuters that police have financial records showing Andy Coulson, David Cameron’s former spokesman, knew of bribes to police officers when he was editor of News of the World. According to Reuters, police also have emails between Coulson and the paper’s disgraced royal correspondent, Clive Goodman, in which they discuss payments to police officers for information about royal-family members, including their phone numbers. Coulson has denied knowledge of the illegal practices.

July 21, 2011 2:21 PM