False representations

Again courtesy of FourthAmendment.com

False representations by defendant’s wife, who was secretly working with the police, that if he did not consent, she was going to jail, which was false, vitiated defendant’s consent. United States v. Strange, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94094 (W.D. Mo. August 23, 2011)[.]

Query, what about law enforcement’s favorite trick of pretext phone calls?  Depending on what was said, could there be some sort of issue?