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bugged

Drug slang
A regional term for annoyed; to be covered with sores and abscesses from repeated use of unsterile needles.
 
Vox populi
verb Bug. To have surveillance equipment (e.g., phone taps) installed in a person’s home or office, typically without his or her knowledge or consent. (E.g., “The government had the homes of the dissenters bugged to track their activity.”)
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Jurors heard that much of the evidence in the case has come from phone and vehicle evidence and covert listening devices.
Yesterday the jury at Caernarfon Crown Court heard police had installed covert listening devices in the terraced property soon after the investigation started.
Detective Inspector Neil McAdam said special permission was obtained for covert listening devices to be installed in the house at Porthmadog, Gwynedd, to obtain any intelligence.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- An Ankara court has approved lawyers' objections to a prosecutor's request for a warrant for the arrest of five suspects in an investigation into claims of illegal wiretapping and covert listening devices in the office of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an.
Yesterday, as part of the prosecution case, a jury heard recordings from covert listening devices placed in both Henton's house in Parc Wern, Skewen, and a car he was loaned by the police while his underwent forensic examinations.
Prosecuting barrister Nicholas Williams told how the operation targeting Gizzi involved covert listening devices which could pick up conversations both inside and outside the expensive Bentley car.
But while most of us assume the UN secretary-general's office was bugged with covert listening devices, there are plenty of other ways transcripts of Annan's conversations could have ended up on Short's desk in Whitehall.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Fethullah GE-len's lawyer has denied that the Turkish Islamic scholar has any links with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's former chief bodyguard, who was detained in an investigation into covert listening devices found in the prime minister's office in 2012.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Turkish police have detained 11 after searching the offices and residences of 15 people suspected in a multi-province investigation into covert listening devices installed in Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an's office.
Recently, the Prime Ministry's Security Department has decided to set up a new unit to check for bugs and other covert listening devices in buildings used by the prime minister.
Following Erdoy-an's remarks, claims circulated in the media that four covert listening devices were discovered in the prime minister's office.
Covert listening devices also caught conversations between the gang and these were later used to prove their roles in the conspiracy.