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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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.
The Princess resorted to regularly changing her mobile after security experts had warned her that she was the target of spies, snoopers and phone tappers.