8:22 am, Fri 31 Aug 2012
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:
My client has fully assisted the police in their enquiries. He categorically denies the commission of or involvement in any criminal offence. Neither he nor I will be making any further public statement.
Mr Crone has been released on bail until mid-October.
12:55 pm, Thu 30 Aug 2012
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.
12:45 pm, Thu 30 Aug 2012
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.
Tom Crone appears before the Commons Culture, Media and Sport committee probe into phone hacking in 2011.
Credit: PA/PA Archive/Press Association Images
12:39 pm, Thu 30 Aug 2012
Former News International legal manager Tom Crone was arrested this morning by police investigating alleged phone hacking, sources said.
11:11 am, Thu 30 Aug 2012
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.