Police have arrested a man dubbed the "big-footed pervert" after they allegedly caught him using a small hidden camera in his basketball sneakers to peek up the skirts of unsuspecting women.
The arrest of 37-year-old Yang Teh-feng could feed growing paranoia about the use of hidden cameras. The fear has been building since former politician Chu Mei-feng (
Yesterday, TVBS cable news showed Yang handcuffed and slumped in a chair as police showed how he stuffed a small handheld camera into his oversized shoe and cut a hole big enough for the lens to peer upward.
Yang was originally suspected of being a pickpocket when he was seen tailing women at a fish market in Hsinchu City. But after security at the market questioned him, they discovered the camera in his shoe, a local Chinese-language daily said.