undercover work

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Noun1.undercover work - the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposesundercover work - the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
espionage - the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets
intelligence activity, intelligence operation, intelligence - the operation of gathering information about an enemy
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What the police have done can be compared with a journalist undertaking investigations into a high profile scandal, and halfway through the work, the journalist chooses to announce how far he/she has come with the investigation, and that, very soon, he/she will release the undercover work. This certainly will not be helpful to the efforts of the journalist.
Her role model is Joseph Pistone, as he inspires her with his great undercover work. Her favorites include salad, the color yellow, and the movie, "To all the Boys I've Loved Before."
As the spy thriller set in the turbulent years after WWII continues, Feef makes the bold decision to quit her undercover work. But her handler Rowe isn't going to let her go without a fight and attempts to blackmail her with damaging photographs of her brother Freddie.
In a post on Nuneaton SNTs page on Facebook, officers gave an update on their undercover work on Saturday (December 15).
Aania falls head over heels for Mazhar's lavish lifestyle and decides to elope with him, but soon finds out the terrible truth about his undercover work and background.
Kidman's current film, 'Destroyer' is a story about a female detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman), whose undercover work inside a cultish gang in the California desert at the beginning of her career ends in tragedy, leaving her with enduring psychic scars, reports Deadline.
'The police team also did their undercover work and created a good reputation with people who knew the area better than us,' he said.
Cyber crime needs specialists not bobbies; terrorism needs different skills and undercover work; and gang crime is another type of criminal activity that has to have its own specialist workers.
But the Home Office and senior police officers have warned it's inappropriate for the public to conduct undercover work and urged anyone with information about exploitation to pass it to the authorities.
And his more junior colleague had been shifted after he got a "small tattoo" which made him unsuitable for undercover work, said police lawyers.
This "NCIS" episode blends finance, terrorism and undercover work.