have demanded copies of their mobile phone
records over fears their voicemail messages might have been hacked.
said the parents of
Madeleine McCann were concerned they could be victims of the
News of the World phone hacking scandal.
Edmondson, head of news at the paper, was sacked last week after
evidence emerged that he was linked to the hacking of mobile phones
belonging to high profile individuals.
Mitchell, who recently revealed that someone attempted to access
information about his own mobile phone account and voicemail, stressed
there was no evidence yet to suggest Kate and Gerry had been targetted.
'Gerry has seen his records and there is nothing untoward on his
account. An initial assessment of Kate's account also shows nothing
untoward, but we are re-examining the records to be sure.
course, we have concerns. We would be foolish if we didn't think that
they were of interest.
Kate and Gerry have bigger things to worry about and they consider this
to be a bit of a distraction from the search to find their daughter.'
became the family's point of contact for the media after three-year-old
Madeleine disappeared from the holiday
apartment where her family was staying
in Portugal in May 2007.
said Vodafone had warned him about two attempts to access his account.
He added: 'That appears to me to be a blatant attempt to get
going to make a formal complaint to the police.
no idea who made these calls but given it was at the height of the
Madeleine story with some papers running front page news on it every
day, I can only assume it was a journalist.'