TSA Making Bucks Off Your Banned Items on Travel List?
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TSA Making Bucks Off Your Banned Items on Travel List?

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Beefed-up airport security might help keep us safe, but some fliers are very unhappy about the new procedures that come with it. Others are even refusing to fly at all. Among the updated security measures is the enhanced pat-down, which involves what some are calling inappropriate physical contact. If you opt for the enhanced pat-down instead of the body scanner (be sure to know your rights as a traveler either way), here's what to expect. --By Sheiresa Ngo

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Ever wondered where all the stuff confiscated at airports went after you’ve boarded the plane?

Well, TSA is making bucks off your stuff.

On average, TSA collects 425 pounds of banned items a month, but what most people don’t know is that states yield a big profit from those items, which range from knives, loose weights and other personal items.

In Pennsylvania, personal items garnered over $900,000. Items are priced by the states and are usually sold at discounted market price.

Read more at CNN.


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