USA: Three kilograms of cocaine found on JetBlue planes months after flight attendant caught smuggling.
USA: Report reveals almost half of TSA employees cited for misconduct between 2013-2015, including accepting bribes and the trafficking of narcotics.
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....
Australia: Hobart International Airport 'almost open slather' for drug smugglers, police union says.
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
Seven South Florida port workers have been sentenced to federal prison for their roles in a cocaine smuggling ring that moved drugs from cargo and cruise ships docked at the Port of Miami, authorities said Monday. The men were arrested in August in a two-year, multi-agency investigation dubbed "Operation Pier Pressure" and led by federal agents from Homeland Security Investigations. The men were "corrupt members of the International Longshoreman's Association," authorities said. More information available at this link: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/topic/jobs-workplace/unions/international-longshoremens-association-ORCIG00098-topic.html Source: Sun...