wiretap

College admissions scam

9 wild wiretapped conversations of parents trying to scam their kids into elite colleges

"I'm not worried about the moral issue here," one parent said.
Tess Owen
3.12.19
Fourth Amendment

The Supreme Court might make it easier for cops to tap your cell phone

Cops might be able to turn to any judge, even ones known to grant overbroad requests, for a wiretap.
Isabella McKinley Corbo
2.20.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

White House "strenuously" disagrees with CBO numbers, Justice Department gets more time to respond to Trump's wiretapping claims, North Korea threatens "merciless" attacks, and more.
VICE Staff
3.14.17
Donald Trump

Every explanation offered by the White House for Trump’s wiretapping allegations

Gabrielle Bluestone
3.9.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

FBI director reportedly asked feds to refute wiretap claim, GOP set to introduce Obamacare replacement this week, US Marines under investigation for nude photo sharing, and more.
VICE Staff
3.6.17
News

US Cops Are Asking Facebook to Wiretap More Chats Than Ever Before

In the first six months of 2015, requests for real-time interception of Facebook and WhatsApp users increased 2,133% in the US.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
11.12.15
News

Google Confirms Cops Can Wiretap Your Hangouts

Your Google Hangouts might not be as secure as you think.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.11.15
Drugs

Almost 90 Percent of All US Wiretaps Listen for Suspected Drug Deals

A new government report found that wiretaps not only hit an all-time high in 2013, but the vast majority were out for drug deals.
Brian Anderson
7.15.14