Fake bomb makes it through TSA checkpoint at Newark Liberty Int'l Airport

The undercover TSA agents passed through the B1

The undercover TSA agents passed through the B1 checkpoint at Terminal B back on Feb. 25.

NEWARK - Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at Newark Liberty International Airport have come under fire after a fake bomb made it through a security checkpoint last month.

The undercover members of the TSA Red Team passed through the B1 checkpoint at the airport’s Terminal B back on Feb. 25.

The first member went through with no contraband. The second went through wearing a fake bomb under his clothing. He passed through the metal detector and then went through a pat-down, before being allowed to proceed to his gate. A third undercover agent tried to pass through with a fake bomb inside of a doll, but it was detected by an X-ray machine.

According to the Associated Press, Rep. Peter King(R-N.Y.) has requested a "top-to-bottom" review of all TSA operations at the airport.
 

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