Update: The TSA has not fired the agent. The TSA announcement states that the agent has been identified, "removed from screening operations and appropriate disciplinary action has been initiated." In other words: probably got a promotion.
Three screeners working for Covenant Aviation Security — the TSA contractor that provides government-funded genital massages at SFO — have been arrested for alleged participation in a scheme to smuggle “real and simulated cocaine” onto planes.
In 2003, the TSA fined Mary Hostein of Michigan for trying to take a a jar of apple butter through airport security. When an agent told Hostein that the spread was a liquid, and therefore subject to the TSA’s 3-ounce limit, she went to another line to see if the TSA agent stationed there was […]
Watch this video on The Scene. The TSA mandates that all checked luggage must be locked with a deliberately flawed lock that can be opened with one of a handful of skeleton keys that are supposed to be kept secret. It’s been more than a year since the TSA allowed a newspaper photographer to print […]
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