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Phone-hack lawyers tell News International to show them the money

News International has been ordered to put its 'victim compensation' scheme into action, following m

News of the World publisher News International has defended its phone-hacking compensation scheme after a lawyer representing victims of voicemail interception suggested it was "all smoke and mirrors".

Steven Heffer, chair of Lawyers for Media Standards and head of media at law firm Collyer Bristow, said he had been left frustrated by attempts to get details about the compensation fund.

In response News International said it was still finalising the practical details and hoped the scheme would be "up and running as soon as possible."

Read more at the Press Gazette.