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Ex-NI legal boss hacking arrest

The former News International legal manager Tom Crone has been arrested by police investigating alleged phone hacking. He is the 25th person to be arrested under Operation Weeting.

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Tom Crone 'categorically denies involvement in alleged hacking cover-up'

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.

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