Private detective arrested in phone hacking case

Glen Mulcaire tied to News of the World scandal

Glen Mulcaire, the private detective at the heart of Britain’s phone hacking scandal, has been arrested, according to reports in the English press. Mulcaire’s extensive notes have been key to a parliamentary inquiry into the dubious practice. As a contractor with the News of the World, the detective is believed to have intercepted voice mails from as many as several thousand prominent Britons.

The New York Times