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Jul172011

Rebekah Brooks Arrested in Phone Hacking and Bribery Scandal

MAX NASH/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Police confirmed Sunday that Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World tabloid, has been arrested.

Brooks, 43, is the tenth arrest in the tabloid phone hacking and bribery scandal that has rocked Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. She was taken into custody by appointment at a London police station on charges of corruption and conspiring to intercept communications.

The arrest was made by officers from Operation Weeting, which is investigating the phone hacking, and Operation Elveden, which is investigating the suspected bribery.

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