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Former TSA Agent Pleads Guilty To Accepting Bribes In Pot Smuggling Scheme

A former TSA agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting bribes from pot smugglers to get them through Los Angeles International Airport security undetected, authorities reported.


AIT scanners see through clothing to photograph the entire body to reveal undisclosed objects. Increasing use of the scanner at airports by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is being met with outrage by many US travelers. Passengers who refuse an X-ray scan are required to undergo an intimate pat down by TSA agents.

Ex-TSA Agent Pleads Guilty In LAX Pot Smuggling Case

An ex-Transportation Security Administration agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal conspiracy charge of smuggling marijuana onto flights out of Los Angeles International Airport.

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Man, 25, Pleads Guilty To LAX Pot Smuggling Scheme

A 25-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal conspiracy charges that involved bribing former Transportation Security Administration agents at Los Angeles International Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2012

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Former TSA Officers To Plead Guilty To Smuggling Drug-Laden Luggage Through LAX For Cash

Two former TSA officers who worked at Los Angeles International Airport have agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to smuggle narcotics-laden luggage through security checkpoints.