phone tapper

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someone who wiretaps a telephone or telegraph wire

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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.
Like the man who taps phones for a living and comes to believe phone tappers are everywhere, it has elevated suspicion to an obsession even as success and stability have brought a significant buy-in.
Instead, in a Gallic Keystone Kops version of Watergate, the prez's phone tappers eavesdropped on anyone who might be a source of embarrassment about Mitterrand.