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We undertook basically -- the business doesn't encourage cash payments but we undertook a very detailed financial review to -- you know, in support of our witness statements to this Inquiry, and we have not identified any cash payments that were made to purchase editorial content back to January 2005. We have identified, I think, through the expense system, that there were about 12 claims basically between 2005 and 2008, you know, where employees paid cash payments directly to secure stories, I think the amount to £2,500 in total.

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