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Poll Shows 5% US Respondents 'Very Confident' in TSA Anti-Terror Work

Some 5 percent of respondents are "very confident" in US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents' ability to catch a terrorist attempting to board a plane, a YouGov poll revealed Thursday.

US TSA Problems to Persist Because of Enormity of TSA Task

Transportation Security Agency (TSA) agents face a huge challenge in guarding US airports and aircraft from terrorists, experts told Sputnik.

Spectacular Failure: TSA Agents Miss 95% of Fake Explosives, People Finally Getting Fired

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

The short version of this story - and if you follow travel politics at all you've already heard about it - is that the acting administrator for TSA has been reassigned after ABC News revealed that TSA screeners flunked 67 out of 70 trial runs where investigators tried to smuggle fake explosives through airport security. Show More Summary

News in Brief: TSA Agents To Now Simply Stand At Checkpoints And Remind Passengers That We All Die Someday

4 weeks agoHumor : The Onion

ARLINGTON, VA— Following the release of a report indicating that the agency failed 95 percent of security tests, the Transportation Security Administration announced Tuesday that agents will now simply stand at airport checkpoints and remind all passengers that everybody will eventually die someday. Show More Summary

TSA Agents Failed To Catch 95% Of Mock Bombs And Weapons

The reason why "investing" in the economy in the form of government spending always, without fail, leads to adverse results and negative returns, is because unlike the private sector, there are neither checks and balances, nor punishment if one fails at their job. Show More Summary

Accountability? Acting TSA Head Reassigned After Agency Misses 96 Percent of Attacks During Test

As reported yesterday, a series of undercover agents recently conducted a series of security tests on TSA agents and protocol around the country....

TSA agents at nation’s busiest airports fail 95% of undercover security tests

Agents screened one undercover traveler, but failed to detect the bomb strapped to his back

Report: TSA Agents Failed 67 Out Of 70 Undercover Tests

You can probably remember a time when you’ve been held up during the airport security screening process by something as innocent as forgotten bottle of lotion or an electric toothbrush. But while Transportation Security Administration...Show More Summary

In Tests, TSA Fails to Spot Smuggled Weapons, Explosives 95% of the Time

While Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents may be great at confiscating perfume bottles and moisturizers from travelers at busy airports in the US, they may not be as adept at identifying and preventing weapons smugglers. At least that’s what a recent test by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) revealed.

Ex-Atlanta TSA Agent Faked Cancer for FIVE Years and Forged Doctors’ Notes To Get Paid Time Off

Some people have no shame. A TSA agent gamed the system, and his co-workers, in a stunningly cruel way. He faked cancer and took advantage of their sympathy by essentially

Homosexual TSA agent abused his job so he could grope ‘attractive’ men’s genitals

“Groping takes place all the time, at all airports," said Douglas Kidd, president of the National Association of Airline Passengers.

Spirit Airlines Flight Delayed Because All The TSA Agents Went Home 

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A Spirit Airlines flight from Atlantic City to Boston left four hours late on Sunday because Atlantic City International Airport didn’t have any TSA agents to process the pilots. Apparently, the TSA staff had all gone home for the evening and had to be called back. Read more...

Atlanta TSA agent faked cancer, took 280 paid sick days

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

An Atlanta TSA agent faked cancer for five years, skipping nine months' worth of work for made-up treatment, officials said.

Male TSA Agent Fired for Groping “Attractive Dudes”

An airport TSA agent at Denver International helped one of her coworkers fondle men whom he found attractive by entering the incorrect settings on one of the scanners. The female agent would deliberately set the scanner to a women’s setting so it would flag men’s crotches for pat downs during the full-body screen. She reportedly confessed to her... Show More Summary

TSA Agents in Denver Conspired to Grope Men in the Groin

Two Transportation Security Administration screeners at Denver International Airport have been fired after they were discovered manipulating passenger screening systems to allow a male TSA employee to fondle the genital areas of attractive male passengers. Show More Summary

Two Denver TSA Agents Fired For Conspiring To Feel Up Good Looking Passengers

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Two TSA agents posted at Denver International Airport have been fired after it was discovered that they had worked out a scheme allowing one of the agents to grope unsuspecting male passengers as they passed through security checkpoints. TSA authorities...

TSA’s Concern Because My RedEye Ticket Was For the Next Day

I recently had a bizarre situation when going through TSA security. I had a red-eye back to DC shortly after midnight.  So technically, my flight left on the next day. I went up to security and presented my ticket.  The TSA agent scanned my ticket and it properly beeped. Show More Summary

Two TSA Agents Fired For Conspiring To Grope “Attractive” Male Passengers

3 months agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

Most of the people who’ve flown out of airports in the United States know how annoying it can be to […] The post Two TSA Agents Fired For Conspiring To Grope “Attractive” Male Passengers appeared first on Crime Feed.

TSA's Investigation Into Groping Agents Ensured They Wouldn't Be Prosecuted

3 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

By now, you may have heard the story about how two TSA agents at Denver International Airport were fired recently after it was revealed that they had worked out a scam by which one agent was able to grope and fondle the genitals of male massengers he found attractive. Show More Summary

TSA Agent Allegedly Purposely Groped Male Passengers — With Assistance From a Colleague

3 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

“Do not ever, ever accept a private search from the TSA unless you’re up for an assault. Demand they do the search in public and make sure you have lots of witnesses. Yes, it might be a bit embarrassing for you but it beats having to live with an assault. Show More Summary

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