A 57-year-old federal Transportation Security Administration employee has been arrested after a 15-year-old girl came forward claiming the agent had touched her inappropriately when she was 12. The arrest report says man told investigators he planned to make her his "sex slave." In the report, the agent acknowledges that he "groped" the girl, although the girl's version is more graphic.
The mother of a 19-year-old man fatally shot in the back by a U.S. Border Patrol agent has sued the federal government and the agent himself, claiming it was "an appalling use of excessive force" because her son was unarmed, had his back to the agent and posed no threat.
An undercover TSA agent told a JetBlue ticket agent that he needed to get a package to Boston that day and would pay the agent $100.00 for helping. The agent took the $100, put it in his pocket and proceeded to follow the unknown person's instructions. The ticket agent chose a passenger's name at random, which just happened to be an unaccompanied minor, and the package went through the screening process with no problems. Although the package was harmless, the TSA pulled the package just before being loaded onto the aircraft.
A 47 year old gay man was arrested at San Francisco International Airport after ejaculating while being patted down by a male TSA agent. Percy Cummings, an interior designer from San Francisco, is being held without bail after the alleged incident, charged with sexually assaulting a Federal agent.
Ahmadullah Niazi, a regular at an Irvine mosque, befriended Craig Morteilh, who presented himself as interested in converting to Islam. Their conversations began around spirituality, but quickly Morteilh began discussing his access to illegal weapons, and recruiting people in a terrorist plot. The mosque obtained a restraining order against Morteilh, and Niazi reported him to the FBI. Within months Niazi was the one arrested on trumped up charges.