According to a recently-released Government Accountability Office report, the "TSA did not identify 73 individuals with terrorism-related category codes because TSA is not authorized to receive all terrorism-related information under current interagency watchlisting policy." The federal government doesn't place enough trust in its own anti-terrorism administration to give it a list of people with terrorism-related category codes employed by airlines and airport vendors.
"Without complete and accurate information, TSA risks credentialing and providing unescorted access to secure airport areas for workers with potential to harm the nation's air transportation system," the report found.
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