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Airport Screeners Committing Crimes Won’t Be Tolerated, TSA Says

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration is policing itself and taking swift action in response to accusations of stealing, bribery and other criminal activity by employees, a top official told a House panel today.

Questions about how effectively the TSA is screening its screeners have added to other embarrassments for the agency, including purchases of equipment that didn’t work and checkpoint confrontations involving children, senior citizens and members of Congress.