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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

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

The TSA may be busy sexually molesting folks on a routine basis and terrorizing a 6 year old for possibly possessing a firearm because she kissed her grandmother but they are otherwise for hire to get contraband through.
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 X-ray machines at Los Angeles International Airport, federal authorities announced Wednesday. The TSA screeners, who were arrested Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, allegedly received up to $2,400 in cash bribes in exchange for allowing large drug shipments to pass through checkpoints in what the U.S. attorney in Los Angeles called a “significant breakdown” of security.
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