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Notorious Spy Cases Around The World (PHOTOS)

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From new reports of a detained American found with "technology" hidden in her teeth in Iran to the ongoing fervor over deported Russian "bombshell" Anna Chapman, spies have been dominating recent headlines.

With tales of assumed identities, state-of-the-art technology and other false fronts, the spies are portrayed, at least in print, like characters lifted from a James Bond film. And animals are getting in on the espionage action, with a griffon vulture being "arrested" for spying on Israel's behalf in Saudi Arabia.

Take a look at some of the most notorious spy cases, or at least allegations, in recent memory here:

Notorious Foreign Spy Cases
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