Caught on Tape: Airport Employee Robs Passenger's Suitcases

Surveillance video shows just how safe your belongings really are at airports.
1:22 | 04/07/13

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-- opening video the airport worker caught on tape moments after passengers put their luggage on that conveyor belt. Surveillance video from the Minneapolis Saint Paul airport showing him allegedly stealing from suitcases. Authorities say there was someone else and on the -- to. Here tonight ABC's we denied him. Police say this hidden camera staying set up by investigators catches him red handed. -- -- -- three year old airport baggage worker David Banks surging suitcases scene putting the valuables and a backpack then heading to an employee parking lot. Where his wife would wait. Police eventually -- banks apartment discovered 700 items from guns electronics purses and jewelry. A collection he spent eight months building roughly 84000. Dollars a passenger belongings. Is there -- such thing as luggage profiling suitcases that are more enticing to thieves win TSA is screening all of this luggage. They can literally look inside and see if there's anything there it's not a hit and miss any more they know what's happening to know where to look. It may happen more often than you think but airlines don't release those numbers bad for business. Authorities do have a bit of advice for the traveler -- forty using expensive looking luggage never check your valuables and if something is taken. Reported not just of the airlines but the TSA.

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