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9/11 Families To Meet With U.S. Attorney General About Murdoch

A lawyer for some 9/11 family members says Eric Holder has agreed to meet with them on Aug. 24 regarding the FBI inquiry into the allegations surrounding Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.


In this image made from television, Rupert Murdoch, following an attempted assault, gives evidence without his jacket  to a House of Commons Committe on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.(AP Photo/pa)

FBI Inquiry Of Murdoch’s Empire: Reliance On Brits

The FBI began its investigation last week amid claims that Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. may have tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims after Long Island Rep. Peter King put on the pressure demanding action.


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Source: FBI Investigating Whether Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. Tried To Hack 9/11 Victims’ Phones

“I want them to investigate and investigate fully. I have a lot of 9/11 families in my district, they’re entitled to know if their privacy was violated,” Long Island Rep. Peter King said.