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ID:

595

Date:

2010-11-02

Headline:

Memos Detail TSA Officer's Cocaine Pranks

Reporter's name:

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Smoking Gun

City:

Philadelphia, PA

Summary:

Documents released under FOIA revealed that a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officer who had jokingly accused multiple travelers of possessing cocaine after he had planted containers of white powder in their luggage, was a bomb appraisal officer who was supposed to be collecting data for evaluating new screening equipment.

Keywords:

Transportation Security Administration, TSA, Department of Homeland Security, DHS, cocaine, prank, passengers, airport, security

URL:

http://thesmokinggun.com/documents/stupid/memos-detail-tsa-officers-cocaine-pranks


Agencies:

DHS
TSA

States:

PA

Categories:

air safety
transportation


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