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Big Pictures, once one of the biggest celebrity picture agencies in the world, has told staff that it is experiencing 'cash flow problems".
Rogue picture agencies could face a post-Leveson crackdown in the wake of revelations that paparazzi outfit Big Pictures paid off an insider at Virgin Atlantic to reveal the flight details of high-profile figures.
Virgin Atlantic has admitted that one of its staff members leaked the flight details of more than sixty celebrities to the Big Picture paparazzi agency - but insisted it was an "isolated incident".
Over the Bank Holiday weekend Press Gazette published details of emails which appeared to show that a Virgin Atlantic insider had leaked confidential flight details of more than 60 celebrities to news agency Big Pictures.
Press Gazette has seen further emails which suggest a Virgin Atlantic insider has passed on the flight details of more than 60 celebrities to news agency Big Pictures.
Virgin Atlantic has launched an internal investigation after being handed evidence which appears to show that an insider at the airline has handed over private information about celebrities' flights to photo agency Big Pictures.