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Sky News admits 'canoe man' John Darwin email hack

Sky News has said it illegally hacked emails belonging to members of the public on two separate occasions.

The broadcaster said it hacked emails from John Darwin, who faked his own death in a canoe, and his wife Anne.

A spokesman for Sky News said police "absolutely knew" that the emails, which it passed to officers working on the Darwin case, were obtained by hacking.

Matt Prodger reports.

  • 05 Apr 2012
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