Lazy TSA Agents Let Thousands Of Bags Through Unscreened (But They Gotta See Us Naked)

from the feeling-safer? dept

While the TSA and the US government continue to insist that it's absolutely necessary to see passengers naked before they can get on a plane, it appears that not everyone in the TSA is so committed to such thorough searches. Apparently, the feds are investigating a group of 27 TSA agents in Hawaii who apparently just skipped over the part of their jobs where they were supposed to screen luggage. Instead, they just tagged the luggage, saying it was screened and let it go on planes.

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    Alex Austin (profile), 9 Mar 2011 @ 1:41pm

    Re: Re: Re:

    "Would you feel safe knowing the rest of the people on your flight weren't checked at all?"

    Yes. Most civilians who carry knives know how to use them effectively. Therefore, if someone with nefarious intentions does get on the plane, they're more likely to be put down/apprehended.

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