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UK: Criminal security breach at Heathrow, 300 airside security passes suspended.

Three hundred employees at a company that supplies airline lounge services have had their airside security passes suspended after police arrested two women on suspicion of fraud at Heathrow airport affecting security passes.

The concern is believed to be around the processing of passes, which are issued to many of the airport's 70,000 workers employed on the airport's airside. Permanent and temporary passes are given to flight crews, baggage handlers, shop and restaurant staff, hangar and ramp workers, cargo and security employees.

Kevin Hurley, former head of counter terrorism at the City of London Police, said: "It could be used to get close up to some of the high-value cargo areas and of course we have already had the Brink's Mat saga here once before.

"Billions go through this airport every year. But the real issue is the threat in terms of airport security; this is a potential serious breach for Heathrow Airport."

Lax airside security is thought to have allowed terrorists to put a bomb on a Russian passenger flight that blew up killing all 224 on board shortly after taking off from Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt last year.

More information available at: http://news.sky.com/story/heathrow-alert-300-security-passes-suspended-10530608

Source: Sky News.

 

 

 



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