Source: New York Post
NEWARK, N.J. – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has decided to fire a screener at New Jersey’s Newark Airport who found a sex toy in the baggage of a transatlantic traveler — then advised her in writing what to do with it.
“[The] TSA has completed its investigation of this matter, and has initiated action to remove the individual from federal service,” a spokesman wrote late Thursday on The TSA Blog. “Like all federal employees, this transportation security officer is entitled to due process and the protections embodied in the Privacy Act.”
Until the process is complete, the worker “will not perform any screening duties,” the spokesman added.
The incident came to light when lawyer and blogger Jill Filipovic wrote on Twitter that a screener had noticed the sex toy inside her luggage when she was traveling to Dublin and scrawled, “Get your freak on girl” in black ink on a TSA notice.
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