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PHONE-HACKING FALLOUT U.K. Police Arrest Sun Reporter Reports: Sun reporter among those arrested. (WPA Pool/Getty)

U.K. Police Arrest Sun Reporter

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.

January 17, 2013 9:11 AM