Jonathan Rees

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Jonathan Rees is a private investigator who has worked for the Daily Mirror, the Sunday Mirror and the News of the World.[1]

He was imprisoned for trying to frame a woman. On his release from prison in 2004 he resumed his work for the News of the World, then under the editorship of Andy Coulson. The paper paid Rees up to £150,000 for his services.[1]

A bug placed by police in his south London office recorded corrupt officers taking cash for information.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Vikram Dodd and Nick Davies, Man convicted in conspiracy case also accused of hacking computer for NoW, The Guardian, 20 February 2012.