Since leaving his post with the royal family, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have spoken openly about their relationship with the media. During their recent interview with Oprah Winfrey, the couple spoke openly about Buckingham Palace’s relationship with the British press, stating that they actively destroy false, harmful information. Harry even said that he was worried about what was happening to his mother with his wife.
Now, new information has surfaced that proves that a British tabloid hired a private investigator to dig dirt on Meghan Markle. Sun Harry hired American private investigator Dan O’Dano ‘Hanks shortly after they started dating. The results of the investigation led to a rift that currently exists between Markle and her father.
As the truth about Dano Dano ‘Hanks’ actions unfolded, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry issued a statement regarding the ordinance. Here is everything we know about the new royal scandal.
Dan ‘Dano’ Hanks
According to a report by Byline Investigations During the investigation of Meghan Markle and her father, Hanks was able to obtain all kinds of personal information about the pair. The report suggests that Hanks used both legal and illegal methods to obtain the information he had collected and then changed Sun.
He obtained Markle’s Social Security number, a criminal offense in the United States. He was also able to get his phone number. several days later, Sun A report ran, which revealed that Prince Harry had sent Markle several text messages in the lead up to his first date. There is also speculation as to whether Sun Used this number to retrieve Markle’s phone bills.
Hanks also went after Mark’s family members and her ex-husband. He could not find anything condemnable in those investigations, although Dossier Hanks submitted Sun Largely focused on Markle’s relationship with his father. The Hanks investigation resulted in media hurricanes affecting an already fragile relationship with Markle’s father and causing trouble for Buckingham Palace.
According to a report in new York Times Hanks signed the paperwork Sun He verified that he would not illegally conduct his investigation into Markle. However, he said that he was given orders contrary to the record.
“Then the reporters came to me and said, you but if you want to get work, keep doing what you’re doing,” with a jerk and an eyelid, “Hanks said.
Sun These allegations were strongly denied.
Statement of the sun
News UK’s spokesperson, Sun’s publisher, released a statement regarding the matter.
“In 2016, Surya made a valid request to Mr. Hanks to research contact details and addresses for Meghan Markle and had a license to use potential relatives using the legal database. He was paid $ 250.
“Mr. Hanks was not tasked to do anything illegal or to breach any privacy laws – in fact he was explicitly instructed in writing to take legal action and signed a legal undertaking that He will do this. The information he provides cannot raise any concern nor does he use illegal practices to obtain information.
At no point did Surya request Meghan Markle’s social security number, nor use the information provided for any illegal practice. The Sun follows all laws and regulations and has strict protocols regarding obtaining information from third parties. There is strict compliance to cover all our reporting. “
In a special report with Byline Investigations Dan Dan Dano ‘Hacks has issued a formal apology to both Meghan Markle and the Queen for their role in their sufferings at the hands of the British press.
“I am sorry to target Meghan Markle and Prince Harry on behalf of my family, especially her father Sun. I never wanted to harm Meghan Markle, and if I hadn’t known that it caused all the problems, it didn’t work. I also wanted to take this opportunity to apologize to The Queen, because I realized what I did for this Sun Has affected the whole family, ”Hanks told Byline Investigations.
Hanks spent time in prison in 2017 on charges of extortion in an unrelated case.
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry speak
A spokesperson for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry quickly issued a statement on the issue as the story began.
“The Duke and Duchess feel that today is an important moment of reflection for the media industry and society at large, as this investigative report shows that the hunter practices of bygone days are still underway, for families and relationships. It brings irreversible damage. They are grateful to those working in the media who stand to uphold the values of journalism, which is needed more than ever. “
Prince Harry is currently pursuing legal cases against both publishers Sun And Mirror Regarding the breach of privacy through hacking of your phone. These cases are currently ongoing.