News Corp. to Pay Victim's Family $3.1M

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 15: Sally Dowler (L), mother of murdered school girl Milly Dowler, walks with her daughter Gemma Dowler from the One Aldwych Hotel after meeting with News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch on July 15, 2011 in London, England. News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks has announced her resignation.

One of the most shocking allegations of phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch’s shuttered News of the World may be ending in a massive settlement. The family of Milly Dowler, the young murdered girl whose voicemail was hacked by reporters after she went missing, has been offered a settlement worth more than £2 million ($3.1 million), News Corp. confirmed Monday. Murdoch himself met with the Dowler clan in July, apologizing to them in person. World had previously made a six-figure settlement to actress Sienna Miller, among other payouts.