The former Prime Minister Gordon has long claimed that News of the World illegally has accessed information regarding his family. The UK police are investigating whether Mr. Brown’s voicemail was hacked and whether information related to the former Prime Ministers personal bank accounts were accessed.
Authorities are also investigating whether the News of the World illegally accessed medical records of Gordon Brown’s son. Brown is investigating the News of the World for releasing sensitive medical information regarding his then infant son. Mr. Brown’s son has cystic fibrosis and sensitive information regarding the child was published in the News of the world.