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1612. Authorization For Interception Of Wire Or Oral Communications -- 18 U.S.C. 2516

Section 18 U.S.C. § 351 is one of the statutory offenses under 18 U.S.C. § 2516(1)(c) which can be investigated by use of properly authorized interception of wire or oral communications, when such interception may provide evidence of such a violation. Of course, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the agency charged with investigative responsibility, will be the agency seeking to use Title III as an investigative technique, in appropriate circumstances.

[cited in USAM 9-65.700]

Updated December 7, 2018