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TSA Screeners at LAX Accused of Taking Bribes from Drug Smugglers

2 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Federal officials have placed two former and two current Transportation Security Administration screeners under arrest for allegedly taking part in a scheme to let large amounts of marijuana and narcotics pass through X-ray machines in security checkpoints at Los Angeles International Airport. The federal indictment describes five instances in which the screeners took bribes of [...]
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Smugglers Plead Guilty to Bribing TSA Agents to Clear Bags of Marijuana Through LAX Security

United States / Los Angeles : LAist (2 years ago)

The first of several guilty pleas has been declared in court today by one of the smugglers who took part in a scheme to bribe Transportation Security Administration agents to put marijuana on flights out of Los Angeles International... Read Post

TSA Employees Arrested In LAX Drug Trafficking Probe

News : The Inquisitr - News (2 years ago)

Federal officials announced that multiple airport screeners were arrested for allegedly accepting considerable bribes to simply “look the other way” while illicit drugs passed through security at Los Angeles International Airport, a... Read Post

TSA screeners allegedly let drug-filled luggage through LAX for cash

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (2 years ago)

Four current and former Transportation Security Administration screeners have been arrested and face charges of taking bribes and looking the other way while suitcases filled with cocaine, methamphetamine or marijuana passed through... Read Post


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