phone tapper


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Noun1.phone tapper - someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire
eavesdropper - a secret listener to private conversations
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Does Chris forget that the former leader of his party was once a notorious phone tapper? Didn't Charlie Haughey, below, use the resources of the State to hack the hacks' phones?
A PHONE tapper who listened to a neighbour's sexy calls was caught out when he overheard someone accuse him of eavesdropping.
They have hired top Tinseltown lawyer Bertram Fields - nicknamed "The Pitbull" - to track down the phone tapper, and are offering a reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest and conviction.