Vodafone Australia denies claims of phone hacking

Monday 14 September 2015 | 17:13 CET | News
Vodafone Hutchison Australia has responded to a report in 'The Australian' that it hacked the mobile phone of a journalist. In a statement, the operator strongly denied allegations of improper behaviour and insisted that it took its legal and corporate responsibilities extremely seriously. VHA said that an investigation into alleged privacy breaches in January 2011 was conducted to determine if any VHA staff had breached privacy laws or engaged in any criminal behaviour, not to discover the source of damaging media stories. As a result, several retail employees were fired for breaching

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