Sep 12 2013
The publisher of the Sunday Mirror has said it is being investigated over alleged phone hacking by ex-employees.
Trinity Mirror said Scotland Yard has informed its national newspaper publishing subsidiary, MGN Limited, that a probe is under way to see if it is criminally liable for alleged unlawful conduct by former employees at the weekly tabloid.
A spokesman said: "Trinity Mirror plc notes that its subsidiary, MGN Limited, publisher of the group's national newspapers, has been notified by the Metropolitan Police that they are at a very early stage in investigating whether MGN is criminally liable for the alleged unlawful conduct by previous employees in relation to phone hacking on the Sunday Mirror.
"The group does not accept wrongdoing within its business and takes these allegations seriously.
"It is too soon to know how these matters will progress and further updates will be made if there are any significant developments."