Prince Harry It launched another lawsuit against Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the British tabloids The Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday.
The group claims they were “victims of abhorrent criminal activity and serious breaches of privacy by Associated Newspapers,” according to a press release from law firm Hamlins, which represents Prince Harry and Frost.
John, French, Hurley, and Baroness Lawrence are represented by the law firm Gunnercooke.
Court records show three separate lawsuits citing “misuse of private information” were filed against the Associated in London High Court today (October 6) by Gunnercooke on behalf of its clients. Prince Harry and Frost’s lawsuits have yet to appear in court records, but Hamlins said legal action has been taken.
Among the allegations, the group alleges that Associated hired private investigators to wiretap their cars and homes, hired people to listen in on their phone calls, paid police for inside information, and impersonated people in hospitals and clinics to obtain information and access bank accounts and financial transactions. “Through illegal and manipulative means.”
A spokesperson for The Associated Newspapers said diverse: “We categorically and unequivocally refute these unreasonable distortions which appear to be nothing more than a planned and pre-coordinated attempt to drag mail addresses into the telephone hacking scandal of articles up to 30 years old. These baseless and highly defamatory allegations appear to – Which is not based on reliable evidence – is just a hunting trip by the plaintiffs and their attorneys, some of whom have already filed cases elsewhere.”
It will be Prince Harry’s third lawsuit against Associated Newspapers in as many years. He has previously sued twice for libel and slander. At least one lawsuit is still ongoing, over a story about Prince Harry’s attempt at private security that was filed by the UK’s Metropolitan Police. He won the first stage From the lawsuit in July.
In the same period, Harry’s wife Meghan Markle filed a lawsuit against the publisher for copyright infringement and breach of privacy. She won her legal battle last December.
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