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Is it illegal to put spy wear on a partners mobile which allows to monitor all calls and text messages and photos he also illegal got the thumb print and got onto the mobile and downloaded all messages and photos and sent them to a third party.

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He is controlling her mobile and is not letting her leave the house there is also domestic violence.

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yes such action is illegal, unless that party provides their consent to such monitoring, or a court order is obtained.

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Should this be reported to the police
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it is not necessary to raise against the police. it is a civil claim that needs to be brought in the court

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You have taken $82 from my credit card but I have had no phone call.

I rang on the number that came through the system but there was no answer, can you tell me your number

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