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When you think about secretive law enforcement techniques such as wiretaps and reliance on confidential informants, you probably imagine gritty TV dramas like HBO’s “The Wire” and “The Sopranos” or Fox’s “24.” And understandably so. Historically, the government has used wiretaps and informants to snare “blue-collar” criminals in investigations related to drug dealing, organized crime and terrorism. 

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