Nick Parker is accused of receiving a stolen phone.
A journalist with the Sun Newspapers of London, Nick Parker, is to be charged with receiving an allegedly stolen mobile phone belonging to Labour MP, Siobhain McDonagh.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said on Friday in London that Parker, would also face a charge of unauthorised access to computer material .
According to the prosecution, he is alleged to have received the phone in October 2010.
The CPS said they had also authorised police to charge Michael Ankers, 29, from southwest London, with stealing the phone.
Both will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on November 6.
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