Exclusive Video: Airline Baggage Theft

ABC News has obtained exclusive video of baggage handlers stealing items from travelers checked bags.
3:00 | 12/16/13

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Transcript for Exclusive Video: Airline Baggage Theft
Stories about what you shouldn't do doing a holiday traveling season. Do not. Put valuable items in your checked luggage that's the bottom line from the New York Port Authority and basically what we have tonight is an exclusive video. Theft under -- caught on tape. Last summer el Al airlines became concerned after passengers were complaining about the fact that items were being stolen we're talking watches we're talking. Cash we're talking jewelry so they put a secret camera in the bowels of their airplanes and lo and behold they caught airport workers -- And they we're taking your time doing it in one video that really struck me the airport workers is very methodical he goes to -- wallet that he finds in the baggage. Stripped of all the cast looks for credit cards. On to the next six in another video you see. Airport workers basically taking -- out of the check luggage again the bottom line. Do not put valuable items in your check -- It the other -- that he gave us is that a lot of us have been in situations where at the last minute they're telling us that you have to. Check your carry on luggage because the plane is -- full. While he's saying. Use your rights take the time to take -- valuable items out of the carry on luggage and take them back with you to your seat because if you put them in. The check luggage it may not be there when you get to. On Pierre Thomas for ABC news and Yahoo! News.

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