USA: Delta must pay $759K to man who was arrested after baggage handler planted cocaine in his suitcase, Brooklyn jury finds.
A Brooklyn jury ordered Delta Airlines to pay $759,000 in damages to a security guard who was arrested after a nefarious baggage handler planted cocaine in his suitcase.
"I must give praise and thanks to God!" a beaming Roger Levans said outside Brooklyn Federal Court Thursday, after the jury deliberated only two hours and found the airline was negligent.
The security guard spent time in jail and was fired from his job at Yankees Stadium. Later, federal police determined that his bag was indeed tampered with after he had checked his luggage. A corrupt baggage handler apparently tied a ribbon to the suitcase containing the illicit drugs so it would be recognized by an accomplice in New York City, according to court papers.
More information available here: http://nypost.com/2015/12/07/ex-yankee-stadium-guard-sues-delta-for-getting-him-fired/
Source: New York Post.
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