An update on Operation Elveden

Posted: April 24, 2013 at 4:10 pm

Sun royal editor Duncan Larcombe and three others are to be prosecuted in connection with Operation Elveden, the Met Police investigation into allegations of unlawful payments by News International staff to public officials. This afternoon’s announcement brings the total number of people facing charges over Elveden to 17, of whom the following eight are journalists.

• Clive Goodman, former Royal Correspondent, the News of the World
• Andy Coulson, former Editor, the News of the World
• Rebekah Brooks, former Editor, the Sun
• John Kay, Chief Reporter, the Sun
• Virginia Wheeler, Defence Editor, the Sun
• Geoff Webster, former Deputy Editor, the Sun
• Fergus Shanahan, executive editor, the Sun
• Duncan Larcombe, royal editor, the Sun

A timeline of Operation Elveden charges

24/09/12 April Casburn (convicted on 10/1/13)

20/11/12 Clive Goodman, Andy Coulson, Bettina Jordan-Barber, John Kay and Rebekah Brooks

22/01/13 Paul Flattley and Virginia Wheeler

07/02/13 Alan Tierney

19/02/13 Richard Trunkfield

14/03/13 James Bowes

20/03/13 Geoff Webster

18/04/13 Fergus Shanahan

24/04/13 Duncan Larcombe, John Hardy, Claire Hardy and Tracy Bell

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