'The Sun' journalist arrested in computer hacking probe
Published Jul 19 2012, 12:46 BST | By Andrew Laughlin
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A journalist for Rupert Murdoch
's The Sun
newspaper has been arrested by police investigating alleged computer hacking.
Scotland Yard said that the man was arrested at his North London home at around 6.30am by officers from Operation Tuleta.
A spokesman for The Sun
's parent company News International
confirmed that "a journalist from The Sun
was arrested this morning".
The person's name was not given by the publisher.
This marks the seventh arrest as part of Operation Tuleta, which is investigating potential breaches of privacy via electronic communications.
Tuleta is running alongside the Operation Weeting probe into alleged phone hacking, and the Operation Elveden investigation into corrupt payments made by journalists to public officials.
To date, 24 people have been arrested as part of Operation Weeting and 41 as part of Operation Elveden.