In honor of the Leap Year, here is a fun post about Telecom Fraud and Crime.

Usually we look at telecom fraud and crime as a serious topic, so today we are taking it a little lighter. Here is a collection 8 of songs that include have something to do with it.

Subscription Fraud

Artist/group: Scarface

Song: Skrilla

Lyrics

The bill collectors, they ring my phone

Scam my wife when I’m not home

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Artist/group: Osborne Brothers

Song: Rocky Top

Lyrics:

Wish that I was on ol’ Rocky Top

Down in the Tennessee hills

Aint’ no smoggy smoke on Rocky Top

Ain’t no telephone bills

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The majority of songs actually include telephone tapping

Telephone Tapping

Artist/group: Talking Heads

Song:  Life in Wartime

Lyric:

We got computer, we’re tapping phone lines,

I know that ain’t allowed

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Artist/group: Glenn Campbell

Song:  Wichita Lineman

Lyric:

I can hear you thru the whine

And the Wichita Lineman,

is still on the line.

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Artist/group: Weird Al Yankovic

Song:  Party In The CIA

Lyrics:

tappin’ the phones like yeah, shreddin’ the files like yeah,

and then i rised all the enemy spies i’ve got to neutralize today

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Artist/group: Bad Religion

Song:  Man With A Mission

Lyrics:

Now somebody out there must be

tapping my phone,

Cuz everybody knows

I’m a man with a mission,

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Artist/group: Public Enemy

Song: Louder Than A Bomb

Lyrics:

And at home I got a call from Tony Rome
The FBI was tappin` my telephone

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Artist/group: ?

Song: Santa Claus Is Tapping Your Phone

Lyrics:

Oh! You better watch out,

You better not cry,

You better not pout,

I’m telling you why,

Santa Claus is tapping your phone!

He’s buggin your room,

He’s reading your mail,

He’s keeping a file

And runnin a tail

Santa Claus is tapping your phone!

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Can you think of any that we missed?