It’s an effective system.
While the TSA was groping grandma, an Iranian-American businessman slipped on the plane with a gun.
The Daily Mail reported:
The effectiveness of security at U.S. ports is being questioned after a businessman accidentally travelled on a flight with a loaded handgun in his luggage.
Iranian-American Farid Seif was screened by Trasport Security Administration officials at Houston airport in Texas. His hand luggage was also X-rayed before he took off on his international flight.
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It wasn’t until Mr Seif arrived at his hotel several hours later that he realised that he had forgotten to unpack a loaded snub nose Glock pistol from his luggage before he embarked on his journey.
‘It’s just impossible to miss it, you know. I mean, this is not a small gun,’ Mr Seif told ABC News.
‘How can you miss it? You cannot miss it.’
According to ABC, security slip-ups in the U.S. are not rare.
The news network claims experts have confided that ‘every year since the September 11 terror attacks, federal agencies have conducted random, covert “red team tests”, where undercover agents try to see just how much they can get past security checks at major U.S. airports’.