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Arrests in alleged UK phone hacking scandal

Source : AP
Last Updated: Thu, Jul 21, 2011 00:00 hrs

's investigations into alleged phone hacking and illegal payments to police officers.

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Operation Weeting: Metropolitan Police investigation into alleged phone hacking.

Arrested and out on bail:

April 5, 2011: Ian Edmondson, former News of the World assistant editor for news

April 5: Neville Thurlbeck, News of the World chief reporter

April 14: James Weatherup, News of the World assistant news editor

June 23: Terenia Taras, freelance journalist

June 28: Laura Elston, British Press Association royal correspondent

July 8: Clive Goodman, former News of the World royal editor, jailed in January 2007 for several months for intercepting mobile phone messages of the royal household

July 8: Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor and former communications chief for Prime Minister David Cameron

July 8: 63-year-old man, identity unknown

July 14: Neil Wallis, former News of the World executive editor

July 17: Rebekah Brooks, News International chief executive and former News of the World editor

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Operation Elveden: Metropolitan Police investigation into alleged illegal payments to police officers for information:

Arrested and out on bail:

July 8: Clive Goodman, former-News of the World royal editor

July 8: Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor and former communications chief for Prime Minister David Cameron

July 8: 63-year-old man, identity unknown

Still under arrest:

July 17: Rebekah Brooks, News International chief executive and former News of the World editor

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Both operations are named after villages in eastern England.




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