In his article, Jonathan explains the charges against two T.S.A officers who stole $40,000 from a checked bag. What do you think should be done so that this doesn’t happen again? Check out the orginial article on Jonathan’s blog: http://jstepka14ecspress.wordpress.com/2011/10/28/tsa-agent-accused-of-stealing-40000/
By: Jonathan Stepka
Two former T.S.A officers working at the John F. Kennedy Airport have recently admitted to stealing $40,000 in cash from a checked [bag]. The Queens New York District Attorney’s office reports that forty four year old Coumar Persad, of Queens, and thirty one year old Devon Webb, of Bronx, pleaded guilty on Thursday to grand larceny. Larceny is the wrongful acquisition of the personal property of another person. They were also charged with obstruction governmental administration and official misconduct. They each face six months in prison and five years of probation after there January 10th sentencing. Authorities investigating this case say the two T.S.A officers took the cash promptly after spotting it in a piece of luggage that was being X-rayed. The cash was later recovered in the police investigation.
Check out this link from Foxnews.com for the full story http://www.foxnews.com/us/2011/10/27/ex-tsa-agents-admit-to-stealing-cash-from-jfk-bag/