Transportation Security Administration employee Nelson Santiago, 30, allegedly had a keen eye and an even quicker hand in manning a TSA security checkpoint at the Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Santiago is accused of stealing $50,000 worth of electronics over the last six months from passengers — often selling the items before the end of his shift. Police say that he was nailed after a Continental employee saw him steal an iPod and stuff it down his shorts.
It is the forbidden apple story with a modern twist.
Santiago allegedly would post photos of his goods online to sell them.
He is currently charged with two counts of grand theft.
Police say that he admitted to the thefts.
Source: Broward Palm Beach