LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Nigerian American has been indicted on federal stowaway charges after authorities say he breached three layers of airport security when he got on a cross-country flight with an expired boarding pass.
A federal grand jury in Los Angeles returned a two-count indictment Friday against 24-year-old Oluwaseun Noibi.
He faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted. Noibi’s public defender declined comment.READ MORE: San Bernardino Investigators Say Loma Linda Sexual Predator May Have More Underage Victims That Have Not Yet Come Forward
Authorities say Noibi boarded a flight in New York on June 24 using an expired boarding pass with someone else’s name on it. The Virgin America crew didn’t realize until mid-flight that an extra passenger was onboard.READ MORE: Drone Video: Great White Sharks Off California's Coast Are More Common Than You Think
After arriving in Los Angeles and spending several days in the city, Noibi was arrested for attempting to board a Delta Air Lines flight with another expired pass.MORE NEWS: 'Just Not Fair': Gascón Drops Bid For Death Penalty In Killing Of 10-Year-Old Anthony Avalos
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