Ex-News Corp. Atty Reportedly Arrested In Hacking Scandal

Law360, New York (August 30, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT) -- A man arrested Thursday in London on phone-hacking charges reportedly is former News of the World lead lawyer Tom Crone, the latest in a string of arrests in connection with a scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. empire.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said that while the department does not confirm the identities of people who are arrested, a 60-year-old man was being interrogated about phone-hacking at a southwest London police station Thursday. Several British news organizations have reported the man is Crone.

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