verb (used with object), wire·tapped, wire·tap·ping.
verb (used without object), wire·tapped, wire·tap·ping.
Origin of wiretap
Examples from the Web for wiretapping
All (presumably) without the wiretapping of political opponents.‘Breaking Bad’ in the White House: Bryan Cranston as LBJ in 'All the Way'|David Freedlander|March 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Maybe this isn't fatal; I'm certainly no expert on wiretapping.
“They needed and wanted his cooperation in their [federal RICO and wiretapping] investigation,” he wrote.Judge Denies Bail Request by Anthony Pellicano, Former Sleuth to the Stars|Christine Pelisek|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The verdict in the Civil War trial is still pending, but the wiretapping conviction makes that case almost redundant.
He was charged with bribery and attempted conspiracy of wiretapping and mail fraud.