Prison Officer and five people charged with selling information to journalists

8 July 2013 Last updated at 17:37 Share this pageEmailPrint

Operation Elveden: Five including prison officer charged

Five people, including a prison officer, are to be charged in a probe into the selling of information to journalists.

They include prison officer Scott Chapman, Mr Chapman’s ex-partner Lynn Gaffney and journalists Lucy Panton, Thomas Savage and Chris Pharo.

It is alleged that Mr Chapman sold details about a high-profile prisoner.

The CPS said no further action would be taken relating to allegations against a journalist and three public officials.

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