An agent provocateur is a person who wears a disguise to be part of a group of suspected people who are being secretly investigated or one who disguises to be a partner in crime with another person in order to gather evidence against that other person or persons being trailed for the purpose of criminal prosecution.


An agent provocateur is usually a security agent who later gives evidence in court against the suspects that he has trailed.
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