It could be good to assume that workers of the Transportation Security Agency are all upstanding residents who care about upholding the regulation and holding our airports secure. Sadly, like with all cops, that’s removed from actuality. Thankfully, nobody on the TSA has run over a university scholar doing 74 mph in a 25 mph zone after which laughed it off with their superior (a minimum of that we all know of), however new footage has simply been launched that seems to indicate a few TSA brokers stealing from passengers going by their safety strains.
Insider stories the footage got here from the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, however the three brokers have been truly arrested again in July. Since then, the fees in opposition to one in all them seem to have been dropped. Labarrius Williams and Josue Gonzalez have each reportedly been charged with grand theft within the third diploma. Williams’ trial is at present set to start in October, whereas Gonzales has reportedly entered a deferred prosecution program that can probably result in the fees in opposition to him being dropped.
The two have been caught after the airport introduced in native police to determine why so many thefts have been being reported at Miami International Airport’s Checkpoint E. Footage that’s now been made public as a part of the invention course of seems to indicate one agent grabbing an merchandise out of the tray after which slipping it into their pocket. In a separate video, the agent seems to take a pockets out of a bag, messing with it after which placing his hand in his pocket. One agent even reportedly took $600 out of a separate passenger’s pockets.
In an announcement, the TSA stated, “We actively and aggressively investigated these allegations of misconduct and presented our findings to the Miami Dade Police Department, and are working closely with them. Any employee who fails to meet our fundamental ethical standards is held accountable.”