TSA defends scanners, pat-downs amidst travelers' complaints

11/12/2010 | KTRK-TV (Houston) · WTVJ-TV (Miami)

Some air travelers believe the Transportation Security Administration's new pat-down technique violates their privacy. Thomas Mollman, of Missouri City, Texas, said a TSA agent touched him inappropriately in a recent search. "I felt violated. I felt abused," Mollman said. The TSA, in a statement, said the pat-downs "make good security sense" and noted that all passengers may request private screening. Meanwhile, in Florida, a radio host was allegedly handcuffed after she refused to go through security machines. In a statement, the TSA said a video shows that agents acted professionally during the incident.

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