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.

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'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.