Britain's Audit Bureau of Circulations may investigate Wall Street Journal's European figures amid widespread media coverage of newspaper's circulation

BERKHAMSTED, England , October 13, 2011 (press release) – There has been widespread coverage about some aspects of the Wall Street Journal Europe's circulation in the press.

When the scheme under question, between the WSJE and ELP was originally set up in 2009, it was reviewed by ABC and deemed to be compliant with the rules in force in that sector, International Publications, for 'Multiple Copy Subscription Sales'. The audit carried out on the July-December 2010 circulation also found the scheme to be in order. More recently we have re-examined the scheme based on some new evidence available. There now appears to be additional new information which may give grounds for further investigation.

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