Roman Atwood is well known on YouTube as one of the most popular prankster online. But he may have gotten himself into a bit of hot water over his latest venture.

After the news broke out that the government is openly spying on innocent American citizens, Roman thought it would make for a good prank to wire tap some government agents back. As in literally tap them on the shoulder with a wire

As is evident from this video, it seems the US government doesn’t have much of a sense of humor. 

Of course, most veteran viewers are assuming the entire video, though seemingly well done, was a setup.