Australian DJs in Hoax May Face Criminal Charges
Scotland Yard looking into it
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 22, 2012 9:01 AM CST
Jacintha Saldanha in an undated photo.   (AP Photo/Saldanha Family)

(Newser) – The Australian DJs whose royal hoax led to the suicide of a nurse they duped might face criminal charges, reports news.com.au. Scotland Yard says it working with the Crown Protection Service to determine whether any laws were broken, without providing more details. Meanwhile, Australia's media watchdog is exploring whether the stunt by Michael Christian and Mel Greig violated "broadcast obligations," reports the BBC.

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jagerhans
Dec 23, 2012 9:20 AM CST
god save the queen and the fascist regime.
Marelicia
Dec 23, 2012 1:38 AM CST
It seems Scotland Yard is working amongst themselves and trying desperately to find law(s) violation(s) in order to FIX a criminal case against the 2 DJs, so that the CPS agrees to prosecute. All prosecutors like criminal cases that they know they can actually win NOT cases that they have to FIX. By now, Scotland Yard should know whether or not the DJs violated any law(s).
augie2
Dec 22, 2012 11:09 PM CST
What bullshit. The nut case nurse had problems long before the DJs hit the scene. Criminal charges my ass.