PUBLISHED: 15:08, 10 January 2013 | UPDATED: 22:41, 10 January 2013
Yard detective faces jail over bid to sell phone hacking tip: Terror officer tried to strike cash deal with paper
"April Casburn told she could face an 'immediate custodial sentence'
53-year-old was found guilty of one count of misconduct in public office
Casburn will be sentenced later this month
Guilty: Senior counter-terrorism detective April Casburn was yesterday found guilty of trying to sell information to the News of the World. Casburn is pictured leaving court yesterday
A senior counter-terrorism officer was facing jail last night after being convicted of offering to sell inside information about the phone-hacking investigation to the News of the World.
Detective Chief Inspector April Casburn rang the newspaper days after Scotland Yard began a review of evidence that its journalists had illegally intercepted mobile phone messages."