Long security lines at airports will get a little more relief from a funding shift.
Yusuf Abdi Ali, a former Somali national army commander, is a pretty famous alleged war criminal, someone who's been profiled on major news media, deported from Canada over a failed claim of refugee status, arrested in the USA for lying...Show More Summary
While the TSA cries that they need more money to staff checkpoints, it turns out that 1500 TSA agents have been re-assigned to work security checkpoints at campaign events. Continue reading Where Are All the TSA Screeners? Working Presidential Campaign Events!...
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The convenience of carrying your favorite hot-sauce in individual sachets -- think "McDonald's ketchup pouches" -- can't be overstated. It's a particularly great format if you're a frequent traveller, as TSA screeners don't recognize...Show More Summary
Here you are: written evidence that asset forfeiture leads to law enforcement activity, rather than the other way around. (h/t Brad Heath) The DEA has already been blasted by the DOJ's Inspector General for its confidential informant program. Show More Summary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1H1m9vyDK8w Saizai, who is seeking an injunction against the TSA's new mandatory full-body screening test (but only for people they don't like), flew out of SEA-TAC on Dec 31 and was told that the full-body scanner was mandatory. (more…)
David writes, "TSA is out of control. We made a video compilation of some of TSA's greatest hits."
At their sole discretion, and without any public guidelines, TSA agents can now opt you back into the full-body scanner, even if you opt out. (more…)
TSA screeners' ability to detect weapons in luggage is "pitiful," according to classified reports on the security administration's ongoing story of failure and fear. We know about them because lawmakers are tiring of the charade and the complacency that comes with it. Show More Summary
TSA screener Margo Lauree-Grant, 41, is the latest TSA employee to be arrested for theft or other crimes at an airport security area. Lauren-Grant is accused of stealing a $7,500 Diamond Master watch from a Canadian traveler after he placed it in a plastic bin. To make matters worse, Lauree-Grant is accused of then destroying […]
Here is another strange tale from the dark, deep depths of Transportation Security Administration lore—a TSA screener at JFK was arrested this week for allegedly stealing a traveler's $7,000 watch, and then smashing it in a moment of panic. [ more › ]
I keep you up to date on the most interesting writings I find on other sites – the latest news and tips. Continue reading United Wants to Be as Good as Delta… Will Start Trying Next Year, TSA Screener Arrested for Sexual Assualt & W Tel Aviv...
Port Authority police have arrested a La Guardia Airport TSA screener who allegedly brought a 22-year-old woman into an airport bathroom for "additional screening" on Tuesday, and proceeded to touch her breasts and genitals. [ more ...
The Transportation Safety Administration has denied allegations made by singer Morrissey that he was groped by a security screener at the San Francisco International Airport.
You might recall the tale of two Transportation Security Administration screeners who were accused of conspiring to tweak the system so they could give very thorough patdowns to the good-looking male travelers who passed through their post at the Denver Airport. Show More Summary
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
President Obama’s administration has quietly “reassigned” the head of the Transportation Security Administration after a new report found that guns and bombs were easily sneaked past TSA screeners and into
IF YOU have ever felt violated by an airport security pat-down, I have some bad news: two Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screeners have been fired for their involvement in a scheme to grope male travellers at checkpoints at Denver International Airport (DIA). Show More Summary
Two TSA screeners have been fired for conspiring to fondle male travelers. Police learned of the illicit activity last month when an official with the TSA’s inspector general’s office contacted them “in regards to a possible Unlawful Sexual Contact” at Denver International Airport, according to a Denver Police Department report first disclosed by CBS4. As [...]