A Little Too Stimulating…

E-stim device

Some reporters get all the good stories. For example, take Robert Jablon of the Associated Press:

An Iraqi immigrant with a suspicious device stuffed into a body cavity was detained at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday and a Philadelphia-bound jetliner was diverted to Las Vegas because his luggage was aboard, authorities said. (Source, comments added)

When TSA says, “Remove all metallic objects,” they mean what they say.

He triggered an alert during the secondary screening and immediately told screeners about the device he was carrying, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said.

“He initially said it was therapeutic,” she said. (comments added)

Of interest, the “device” was discovered only in the secondary screening.

How embarrassing…

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