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Tag Archive | TSA

TSA Screener Plants Small Plastic Bag with White Powder on Rebecca Solomon’s Carry-on As A Joke

University of Michigan student Rebecca Solomon, 22, arrived January 5, 2010 at Philadelphia International Airport 90 minutes before takeoff to return from her holiday break and get back to school. As a prank during scanning of carry-on luggage through scanning machines, a TSA worker allegedly pulled out of her carry-on, a small, clear plastic bag […]

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Haitian Leaves Earthquake Disaster, Causes Security Chaos at American Airlines Terminal 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport

Jules Paul Bouloute, 57, of Haiti was arrested Saturday and charged with criminal trespass after opening a restricted door. The security breach apparently occurred when Bouloute, who arrived on a flight from Orlando, Fla., exited Kennedy’s Terminal 8, and opened a door that was supposed to be used only by airport workers. The security breach […]

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Intense Screening Will Remain Elevated for Travelers from 14 Nations

Responding to the security threat of the Northwest Airlines Flight 253 bomber on Christmas Day, all travelers flying into the U.S. from 14 nations considered high risk will be patted down and have carry-on luggage searched indefinitely under new security procedures decision starting Monday, according to TSA.

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TSA: Newark Terminal Locked Down After Man Walked Through Wrong Side of Checkpoint Exit

Newark Liberty International Airport — the second-largest hub for Continental Airlines — was locked down after an unidentified man walk through the wrong side of a checkpoint exit Sunday night. Passengers who already achieved the ‘sterile’ side of the checkpoint had to be re-checked. Flights could be delayed by about two hours.

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TSA Posts Highly Sensitive Manual (PDF) on Website

Confidential 93-page checklist manual for TSA airport screeners posted online. Document doesn’t show how to get around security measures.

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