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Woman arrested in hacking investigation

A 45-year-old woman has been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged breaches of privacy according to police.

The woman was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit offences under sections 1 and 3 of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 and sections 1 and 2 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, Scotland Yard said.

The arrest brings to 18 the number of people arrested under Operation Tuleta, a Metropolitan Police investigation into privacy breaches including the alleged hacking of computers and stolen mobile phones.

Scotland Yard said the arrest was not directly linked to any news organisation or the activities of journalists.

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Journalist arrested by officers from Operation Tuleta

A 30-year-old journalist was arrested today by police investigating the alleged hacking of stolen mobile phones.

The man was detained at his home in south-east London this morning on suspicion of offences under the Computer Misuse Act and handling stolen goods.

He is the 14th person to be arrested under Operation Tuleta, a Scotland Yard investigation into privacy breaches including the alleged hacking of computers and stolen mobile phones.

Police said the arrest relates to a suspected conspiracy involving the gathering of data from stolen mobile phones and is not about seeking journalists to reveal confidential sources in relation to information that has been obtained legitimately.

Mobile phone hacking probe journalist bailed

A journalist who was arrested by police investigating the alleged hacking of stolen mobile phones was bailed tonight.

The man, 33, was arrested today on suspicion of offences under the Theft Act, Computer Misuse Act and on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, Scotland Yard said.

He was was held after going to a police station in south London by appointment, and will return to police on a date in late November. The arrest related to an alleged conspiracy to access information on stolen mobile phones, a police spokesman said.

The man is the 12th person to be arrested under Operation Tuleta, the Met inquiry into computer hacking and other privacy breaches.

So far 43 people have been arrested under operation Elveden and 25 under Weeting.

Journalist arrested in privacy probe

A man has been arrested by officers from Operation Tuleta, the investigation into criminal breaches of privacy.

The 33-year-old journalist was arrested after attending a south London police station by appointment shortly after 11am. He remains in police custody.

The arrest relates to a suspected conspiracy involving the gathering of data from stolen mobile phones.

Journalist, 37, arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods

A 37-year-old journalist has been arrested this morning by officers on suspicion of handling of stolen goods.

It is part of Operation Tuleta, the investigation into criminal breaches of privacy that is being carried out in conjunction with the Met Police's phone hacking inquiries.

He was arrested after attending an East London police station by appointment at around 11am

The police says this "arrest relates to a suspected conspiracy involving the gathering of data from stolen mobile phones and is not about seeking journalists to reveal confidential sources in relation to information that has been obtained legitimately."

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Journalist arrested in hacking inquiry

A journalist was arrested by officers investigating the use of data from stolen mobile phones.

The 51-year-old man was detained by Metropolitan Police detectives after attending a London police station by appointment at 10am yesterday on suspicion of handling stolen goods. He was later bailed until a date in September.

The man is the eighth person to be arrested as part of Operation Tuleta, the probe into alleged computer hacking and wider privacy offences.

Journalist arrested as part of computer hacking inquiry

A 51-year-old man has been arrested by officers investigating the hacking of electronic devices.

Operation Tuleta is being carried out in conjunction with the Met Police's phone-hacking investigation.

The man, a journalist, was arrested at a central London police station at around 10am this morning on suspicion of handling stolen goods.

A police statement said:

The arrest relates to a suspected conspiracy involving the gathering of data from stolen mobile phones and is not about seeking journalists to reveal confidential sources in relation to information that has been obtained legitimately.

Sun journalist held over alleged privacy breaches

A journalist from The Sun newspaper was arrested today by police investigating alleged criminal breaches of privacy.

The man - understood to be reporter Rhodri Phillips - was held at his home in north London this morning by officers from Operation Tuleta, which is investigating alleged computer hacking and wider privacy offences.

He is the seventh person to be arrested as part of the inquiry, which operates in conjunction with the phone hacking investigation.

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