Shoe with Heel Transmitter

1960s-1970s, Romanian Secret Service (Securitate)

Secretly obtaining an American diplomat’s shoes, the Romanians outfitted them with a hidden microphone and transmitter, thus enabling them to monitor the conversations of the unsuspecting target.

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