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Sorry I have a quick question - Is it illegal to record a

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Hello sorry I have a quick question - Is it illegal to record a private conversation and then using the recording as black mail? many Thanks
JA: Are you in the UK or are you in the States?
Customer: Uk
JA: What action has been taken so far? What's your ideal outcome?
Customer: They have threaten me with telling the person by showing the recording what I said if I don't do what they say
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: it is my Mum and Dad that has recorded me....They have fell out with my sister and they don't want me to speak to her but because I refuse they have threaten me with playing the recording to her my parents are following me around and they know my every move
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: UK Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 8 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

What is it you want to achieve please?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I just need to know if it's illegal?Many Thanks
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 8 months ago.

If they know, then no it is not illegal.

Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?