TMZ reported on Monday that the pop-country star threatened the rapper with criminal prosecution months ago for allegedly secretly recording their conversation. That’s illegal in the state of California, where West was reportedly located for his end of the telephone discussion.
Recording a phone call without both parties’ consent is a felony in the Golden State.
The letter from Swift’s attorney states: “Demand is hereby made that you immediately destroy all such recordings, provide us of assurance that this has been done, and also assurance that these recordings have not been previously disseminated,” per the Hollywood gossip website, which claims to have a copy.
In addition to the potential criminal prosecution, Swift can also file an actual lawsuit.
Swift’s publicist did not immediately return TheWrap‘s request for comment.