Daniel Rubin: An infuriating search at Philadelphia International Airport | Philadelphia Inquirer | 08/18/2010
Thirty minutes after the police became involved, they decided to let her collect her belongings and board her plane.
“I was shaking,” she says. “I was almost in tears.”
When she got home, her husband of 20 years, John Parker, a self-employed plastics broker, said the police had called and told him that they’d suspected “a divorce situation” and that Kathy Parker was trying to empty their bank account. He set them straight.
“I was so humiliated,” she said.
This is one of the most bone-chilling stories I’ve read about the TSA. This week.
(I fly 4-5 times/month and the scariest part, to me, is making it past TSA. It’s also the riskiest part, in terms of having your stuff stolen or “lost”)