Broadcaster Sky News has admitted that it authorised a journalist to hack email accounts on two separate occasions.
According to media reports, the TV stations’s northern England correspondent, Gerard Tubb, accessed an email account belonging to John Darwin – the so-called “Canoe Man” who faked his own death as part of a complex fraud involving his wife.
The case gripped the British public’s imagination, with canoeist John Darwin faking his own death at sea in 2002 only to subsequently walk into a London police station over five years later.
In a news report from 2008, which – at the time of writing – is still available on the Sky…
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