Video Gate Rape at LAS 10/14/11

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by Fisher1949, Oct 17, 2011.

  1. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    What BS.
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  2. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    what was the deal with the gropee? was it the infamous ssss on the boarding pass, or was it just at random, his lucky day....?
  3. DeafBlonde

    DeafBlonde Original Member

    TSA (Team Sexual Assault) in action...that's what it's all about! Stuff like this makes me want to :td:!
  4. FriendlySkies

    FriendlySkies Member

    Minus the grope, this is the same thing that happened to me at MCI.. Everybody they singled out was carrying a backpack :rolleyes:
  5. jackonferry

    jackonferry Original Member

    So if you refuse your gate frisk do they escort you from the airport? Do they note your name? As a 1K flyer with United, it would be pretty easy to get put on another flight. I'm just wondering how much of a hassle it would be to refuse.
  6. Fisher1949

    Fisher1949 Original Member Coach

    Most likely throw you out and take your name.They undoubtedly calculate that once you're that close to departure you'll do whatever they want to make your flight. Based on reports, asking for a private screening is out of the question as well.

    I've been through that gate dozens of times and really wouldn't mind get stuck an extra day in Vegas, even it it was the airport. If you're familiar with McCarran, you'll recall that there are a series of slots maybe fifty feet behind where the victim is standing.
  7. barbell

    barbell Coach Coach

    Seriously, if it comes down to it, refuse, outright refuse to give your name and walk away.

    Go somewhere else and get yourself rebooked if you can. I learned the hard way that playing nice only works against you.
  8. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    But if you're sure you can get put on another flight and want to game the system, insist on a private screening and insist on new gloves out of the box, which they often don't have handy at the gate.
  9. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    Cute and chubby. Was the blue-shirt savoring the experience and his gloves? He wasn't testing for explosives...
  10. DeafBlonde

    DeafBlonde Original Member

    I was there in February of this year coming home from my brother's wedding. There are slot machines EVERYWHERE in that airport! I was thinking to myself, "Geeze, is this an airport, or is it a casino?"
  11. nachtnebel

    nachtnebel Original Member

    I went through there on the way to TUL, via mci. I meant to try one of the slots there but never got around to it. Maybe going to OK during tornado season was enough of a gamble....
  12. FliesWay2Much

    FliesWay2Much Original Member

    What's Junior doing with the keys and what looks like an iPhone? The Bearded One drew a bead on the photographer. I agree that this was a prime opportunity for someone to require the clerks to change gloves out of the box.

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