The Serious Fraud Office is to investigate the circumstances surrounding the GMTV phone-in scandal.
Last month, the broadcaster was fined £2m by Ofcom for what the regulator described as GMTV's "gross negligence" in failing to ensure that the competitions it ran were fair.
The SFO will now conduct an examination of documents obtained by Ofcom in the course of its investigation.
And quite right too imho. Digital Spy Report