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+ - One silver dollar, spy silver dollar

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Tamas Feher from Hungary
Tamas Feher from Hungary writes "According to US national security officers, a handful of hi-tech hollow coins were recently discovered in Canada. The spy gizmos, each one with a miniature radio transmitter hidden inside, were used to track the movement of certain defense research employees — who apparently never realized they were shadowed via pocket change. Analysts suspect either Russia, China or France could be behind the operation, since they posess the advanced technology and extensive clandestine infrastructure required for such a bold scheme.

For the full article, see here:
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070110/ap_on_hi_te/sp y_coins

Early last year, however, Russia' FSB anti-spy agency accused the MI6 of planting a hidden wireless station in a Moscow street. The hollowed fake rock with wi-fi inside was meant to help british operatives transmit secrets from their palmtops, as CNN reports:
http://www.cnn.com/2006/WORLD/europe/01/23/uk.russ ia.row/index.html"

According to all the latest reports, there was no truth in any of the earlier reports.

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