Sun Journalists Arrested as Bribe Probe Widens

British authorities investigating potential cases of journalists paying bribes for information arrested another round of high-ranking employees of News Corp.’s tabloid The Sun, and said they are now probing suspected payments not just to police but to other public officials. The arrests deepen News Corp.’s problems in a high-profile scandal involving illicit reporting tactics. While the scandal began at the company’s now-closed News of the World tabloid, its spread to the Sun threatens to tarnish the biggest-selling newspaper in News Corp.’s stable.

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