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News Article - April 6, 2009

PHL AIRPORT BAGGAGE WORKER CHARGED WITH THEFT FROM LUGGAGE  
  A baggage handler supervisor for American Airlines has been arrested on charges of pilfering expensive items from travelers' luggage at Philadelphia International Airport.

   Christopher Shaw, 37, of Reading, Pa., is a 20-year veteran of American Airlines. Police say Shaw stole several items of brand-new clothing from a passenger's luggage, then tried to return them for cash at a Nordstrom department store in King of Prussia. He is charged with two counts of theft.

   Meanwhile, the Transportation Security Agency has declined to disclose details of an investigation of one of its inspectors at Philadelphia International Airport, but a spokesperson says the case involves theft from baggage and the inspector under investigation has been removed.

Source - KYW1060



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