Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator at the centre of the News of the World scandal, hacked a cash machine and used its phone line to gain access to victims' voicemails.
With Mulcaire having pleaded guilty to phone hacking-related charges and now currently in court for his sentencing hearing, more details about his illegal work for Rupert Murdoch's tabloid are emerging.
According to the Guardian, in 2006 police discovered that Mulcaire hacked an ATM in a shop in Sutton to use its phone line.
Because the line was only supposed to be used to relay transaction information from the ATM to a database, suspicions were raised when BT began sending bills to Cash Point Machines, which forwarded them to the shop owner.
The itemised bills showed that Mulcaire was using the line to hack phones belonging to celebrities and members of the royal household. At one point the PI even called BT to complain about a fault on the ATM line.