U.K. Police Arrest Sun Reporter

    BROXBOURNE, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 25:  First editions of 'The Sun On Sunday' newspapers are displayed after coming off the presses on February 25, 2012 in Broxbourne, England. Around 3 million copies of 'The Sun On Sunday', the first ever Sunday edition of News Corporation's daily tabloid newspaper 'The Sun', are due to go on sale on Sunday February 26, 2012. Rupert Murdoch, who has flown into the UK to oversee the launch, said he would be "very happy" if sales of his new paper exceed two million copies and enjoyed similar success to the 'News Of The World', its defunct predecessor.  (Photo by John Stillwell - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

    Reports: Sun reporter among those arrested. (WPA Pool/Getty)

    A crime reporter for The Sun is among three people arrested as part of Operation Elveden, an investigation into inappropriate payments made to police and other public officials in the U.K. The operation is running alongside Operation Weeting, the inquiry into the phone-hacking scandal. A 39-year-old journalist was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to corrupt and suspected conspiracy to cause misconduct in a public office. The journalist is reportedly Anthony France of The Sun. Additionally, two police officers were arrested over suspected misconduct in a public office, and one of them is also suspected of corruption. The arrests were made in connection with a number of offenses from between 2004 and 2011.

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