Payments to private investigator happening ‘on a massive scale’

Alec Owens, who led the investigation for the Information Commissioner's Office, told ITV News that payments to private investigator Steve Whittamore were happening on a “massive scale” but claimed only about 1% of victims have been informed.


'Illegal' newspaper payments

An exclusive investigation by ITV News has discovered the true scale of payments made by many of Britain’s best selling newspapers for potentially illegal personal information.