undercover operation

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Noun1.undercover operation - an operation involving secret work within a community or institutionundercover operation - an operation involving secret work within a community or institution
operation - a planned activity involving many people performing various actions; "they organized a rescue operation"; "the biggest police operation in French history"; "running a restaurant is quite an operation"; "consolidate the companies various operations"
buy-and-bust operation - an undercover operation by narcotics detectives to catch unsuspecting drug dealers
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A police report said Bryan Alegre, who was on the police's drug watchlist, was the target of an undercover operation at about 4:40 a.m.
The undercover operation revealed campaign staffers discussing payments from Planned Parenthood hidden through intermediaries in order to keep the votes of anti-abortion Democrats.
Rahman was captured by an undercover operation involving the Metropolitan Police, MI5 and FBI.
He said: "This is a concern and my message to any cab driver that is stung by an undercover operation is that you will lose your licence, there is no question about that.
The fraudsters approach their victims, usually over the phone, claiming to be from the police or their bank's fraud team, to ask for help with an undercover operation, the force said in a Facebook post.
Judge Gittins said: "It was such a blight on Sunderland city centre that so many complaints were received by the police they began an undercover operation targeting street dealers in 2015.
The (http://ibtimes.com/ncis-season-14-spoilers-details-torres-undercover-operation-revealed-episode-21-one-2525630) last aired episod e, "One Book, Two Covers," saw a murder investigation being tied to a past undercover operation undertaken by Nicholas "Nick" Torres (Wilmer Valderrama) several years ago.
Summary: Dubai Police nab African man in an undercover operation
Responding to criticism from news media advocates, Comey wrote in a letter to The New York Times that "every undercover operation involves 'deception,' which has long been a critical tool in fighting crime.''
After a sting to capture The Ghost goes bad, Captain Dickson (Ice Cube) recruits the pair for another hare-brained undercover operation.
Maj Gen Khalil Al Mansouri of Dubai Police said that the arrests had been made as part of an undercover operation conducted by CID.
As Irving and Sydney lure Carmine into their web, an increasingly jealous Rosalyn threatens to destroy the undercover operation.