The TSA, taking a page from yours truly, decided to investigate how ineffective its employees might actually be. So last week, security officials, in partnership with Delta Air Lines, planted a laptop, an iPod and two cell phones in a Miami-bound suitcase to see if two Delta luggage handlers would fulfill every passenger's worst nightmare and snag the goods for themselves.
And, of course, they did. The two 20-somethings have been charged with grand larceny, possession of stolen property and falsifying business records -- for some reason, they thought it would be effective to swap luggage tags in attempt to throw everyone off -- and now face up to four years in prison if convicted. Yet another reason to carry everything you have on-board, even if it means fighting with surly flight attendants.