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Act of law enforcement (7 letter answer)

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The answer WIRETAP is seen occasionally, appearing about once every 800 puzzles.

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Listen in on
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This is a recording
Modern eavesdropper's method
Subject of a court order


WIRETAP as a noun:

1. (wiretap, tap) = the act of tapping a telephone or telegraph line to get information

WIRETAP as a verb:

1. (wiretap, tap, intercept, bug) = tap a telephone or telegraph wire to get information; "The FBI was tapping the phone line of the suspected spy"; "Is this hotel room bugged?"