Spokesperson Says It Would Be "Difficult" For Someone Else To
Use The ID
An FAA official's identification badge has reportedly been
stolen from his car at Orlando International Airport.
FAA spokesperson Kathleen Bergen issued a statement indicating
that “(i)t would be difficult and unlikely that someone would
be able to use the stolen badge to get in secured areas of the
airport. I'm unaware of any specific protocol regarding places the
badge can or cannot be kept, just that the employee is required to
keep it secure."
Fox News reports that police are investigating the crime, but
not the employee. They say that it was not negligent for the
official to leave the badge in his car.
The badge has a photo of the employee, as well as a hologram to
protect it against tampering. While the FAA is reportedly not
treating the theft as a big deal, one security expert told Fox that
a greater concern was how a federal ID could be used outside the