News Corp. Paid Police Informants From Contingency Fund

04/09/2012 05:54 pm ET | Updated Jun 09, 2012

The controversial News Corp security arm at the centre of pay TV piracy allegations paid out more than £15,000 (then equivalent to more than $40,000) from what was described in internal correspondence as "a contingency fund for police informants".

The payments were more than ­triple the budgeted amount set by NDS Ltd, the News subsidiary that made the payments.


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