Surreptitious

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  • conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilizati
  • marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a lurking prowler"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"; "someone skulking in the shadows"

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  • Goodyear police officer pleads not guilty to surreptitious videotaping
    AVONDALE, Ariz. -- A Goodyear police officer pleaded not guilty on Monday morning after he was accused of recording 21 women as they undressed at an Avondale tanning salon. Jeffrey Allen Streeter, 44, was booked in October on 31 felony counts of surreptitious recording and one felony count of tampering with physical evidence. Police began investigating on Oct. 15 Read more on this news related to 'Surreptitious'
  • Goodyear police officer accused of surreptitious videotaping
    AVONDALE, Ariz. -- A Goodyear police officer was arrested Wednesday for allegedly recording 21 women as they undressed at an Avondale tanning salon. Jeffrey Allen Streeter, 44, was booked on 31 felony counts of surreptitious recording and one felony count of tampering with physical evidence. Police began investigating on Oct. 15 after a 20-year-old woman reported Read more on this news related to 'Surreptitious'
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    Monday Banksy Does New York is a colorful documentary that chronicles the British street artist's surreptitious stay in the Big Apple in October 2013. Read more on this news related to 'Surreptitious'

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