Passenger Had $40K Stolen From Bag At JFK International
Even as the TSA is crowing over the story of an honest screener
at Newark Liberty who turned in $5,000 in cash discovered on the
floor in Terminal C, two former TSOs at JFK International in New
York have been sentenced to six months in jail and five years
probation after admitting they stole $40,000 in cash from a
The Daily Mail reports the Queens District Attorney's Office
says 44-year-old Coumar Persad of Queens and 31-year-old Davon Webb
of the Bronx pleaded guilty to grand larceny, obstructing
governmental administration and official misconduct.
According to prosecutors, Persad noticed the money while
x-raying the bag of one passenger, and alerted Webb by phone. Webb
then marked the bag with tape, Persad opened it in another handling
area and took the money, and the two met in a rest room to divide
the money and hide it in their clothing.
Police said nearly all the money was found in the homes of the