Five TSA workers Fort Myers Southwest Florida International Airport fired, 38 suspended

The 43 disciplined workers, a combination of front-line screeners and supervisors, represent about 15 percent of the roughly 280 TSA employees at Southwest Florida International Airport.

The News-Press reported Monday that it's one of the largest disciplinary actions TSA has taken in the agency's 10-year history.

The TSA said that during a two-month period last year, as many as 400 passengers who underwent routine screening at the airport never got additional random checks.

About 3.8 million passengers


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