FBI looking into Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.

Another shoe has dropped. Actually, seems more like a fishing expedition. At issue is whether News Corp. journalists tried to gain access to the phone records of victims of the 9/11 attacks. From the NYT:

The investigation is in its earliest stages, one of the people said, and its scope was not yet clear. It also was unclear whether the F.B.I. had identified possible targets of the investigation or possible specific criminal violations. The inquiry was prompted in part by a letter from Representative Peter T. King, Republican of New York, to Robert S. Mueller III, the F.B.I. director, in which he asked that the bureau immediately open an investigation of News Corporation, citing media reports that journalists working for its subsidiary, The News of the World, tried to obtain the phone records of 9/11 victims through bribery and unauthorized wiretapping, the people said.

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