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Operation Rubicon was a Scottish police investigation into allegations of phone hacking, breach of data protection and perjury.
On 3 June 2015, Coulson was formally acquitted after a judge dismissed the case against him. All other cases investigated by Operation Rubicon were dropped without coming to trial.
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On 16 December 2007, Sheridan was charged with perjury following a defamation case against the News of the World. On 23 December 2010, a jury found him guilty of perjury and on 26 January 2011 he was sentenced to 3 years in prison.
- Tommy Sheridan
- HM Advocate v Sheridan and Sheridan
- Operation Weeting
- Operation Elveden
- Operation Tuleta
- Operation Motorman (ICO investigation)
- Metropolitan police role in phone hacking scandal
- News media phone hacking scandal
- Phone hacking scandal reference lists
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- "Strathclyde force assigns 50 officers to phone-hack probe". Scottish Herald. 18 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-20.
- Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson detained on perjury charges, STV, May 2012
- Carrell, Severin (3 June 2015). "Andy Coulson cleared of perjury as Scottish court case collapses". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
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