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Two people have been charged with "invasion of privacy" in the case of Kate Middleton's bikini pictures: Ernesto Mauri, the chief executive of Mondadori, which owns Closer, for printing the original topless photos last September, and Valerie Suau, who lenses for the the regional newspaper La Provence in France, for the admitting to taking the bikini photos. The paparazzo who took the topless photos has not been determined but Suau is under investigation. [Telegraph UK]