Operation Elveden: Ex-Sun and Mirror journalists among nine facing charges
Investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials
Tuesday 20 August 2013
A senior Sun journalist, a former Daily Mirror journalist, a police officer and a prison officer are among nine people to be charged in relation to the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials.
Graham Dudman, was former managing editor at The Sun; John Troup, a former journalist at The Sun; Greig Box Turnbull, a former journalist at the Daily Mirror; Marc Alexander, formerly a prison officer at HMP Holloway in London; and Darren Jennings, an officer with Wiltshire Police, are to be charged under Operation Elveden, the investigation being conducted by the Metropolitan Police.
Sun journalist Vince Soodin; Alan Ostler, who was formerly an assistant technical instructor at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire; Grant Pizzey, a prison officer at HMP Belmarsh in south east London; and his partner Desra Reilly, will also be charged, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said.
All nine will appear before London's Westminster Magistrates' Court on September 5.
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