Travelers, beware! Three TSA agents present Miami International Airport were arrested after being caught red-handed stealing from passengers!
According to an affidavit obtained by police TMZ, Labarius Williams And Jose Gonzalez worked on a security checkpoint at the airport in late June and early July. It turned out that during these shifts, the agents worked together to remove money from the luggage, which was placed in the bins and transported along the conveyor belt. And everything was captured on video!
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Surveillance footage showed Williams and Gonzalez standing in front of the carousel when one of them reached into a passenger’s carry-on luggage, took out the cash and quickly stuffed it into their pockets before anyone saw it. Accordingly WPLGPolice claimed the boys pocketed $600 in cash in that incident.
At one point, the TSA agent appeared to unzip a bag and pull something out. He then continued to track the luggage before it went into the X-ray machine. The man put something in his pocket again. Wow. And these guys had the courage to do this in front of everyone! Check out a video of the incident (below):
The suspected thieves were arrested in July and charged with grand theft. A third suspect, TSA employee Elizabeth FusterHe was also arrested. Per WPLG, investigators accused the trio of conspiring to distract passengers while someone stole their personal items. However, the case against Fuster was later dropped. We can imagine it was difficult to prove this intentionally Distract customers while she’s going about her regular duties?
Wild stuff, right?! We’ll definitely keep a closer eye on it our Cash next time we go to the airport!
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