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The solicitor of former Legal Manager at News International Tom Crone has issued a statement on his behalf, after he denied he was involved in a cover-up over hacking at News of the World. Henri Brandman said:
Mr Crone has been released on bail until mid-October.
News International's former legal adviser Tom Crone is the 25th person to be arrested under Operation Weeting, the Metropolitan Police's investigation into allegations of phone hacking.
Tom Crone is a British Barrister and former legal affairs manager for News International.
He resigned from that role during the News International phone hacking scandal last year.
The 60-year-old was reportedly arrested in connection with the phone hacking scandal today.
Former News International legal manager Tom Crone was arrested this morning by police investigating alleged phone hacking, sources said.
A man has been arrested today by officers investigation phone hacking, Scotland Yard said. The 60-year-old man was arrested at his home in south west London tat 6.45am.
He was held on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications and is being questioned at a south London police station.