NEW DELHI: All that glitters is not gold inside customs' high security vault at Indira Gandhi International Airport. A 'high-level stock-taking committee' that recently checked the sealed packets at the vault found that many of them contained spurious pieces. In all, about 83kg gold has been replaced with lookalike metals in the past two years, but the inspection team was shocked to find that 59kg gold, worth Rs 18.3 crore at current rates, had gone missing in this July alone....
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Bhutan Airways filed a complaint that eight mobile phones had gone missing from their cargo shipment which was sent to Bhutan. They got to know about the missing phones when they found that the same had been replaced with pieces of brick in taped boxes. Sources said eight Samsung J series cellphones were stolen from the shipment from the IGI Airport cargo hub on June 2. The matter came to light when the shipment reached Bhutan by flight B3 774....
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A second baggage handler at Charlotte Douglas International Airport has been charged with stealing from a passenger’s luggage. Kip Price is charged with four counts of larceny and one count of conspiracy, investigators said. Price worked for a company that contracts with Southwest and Frontier airlines. Marlow Hayes was arrested last week on misdemeanor larceny charges. He was also accused of stealing from luggage at Charlotte Douglas. More information and a video report is available here: http://www.wsoctv.com/news/local/second-baggage-handler-accused-of-stealing-at-charlotte-airport/397862118 Source: 9WSOCTV