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Friday, January 14, 2011

Woman whose breasts exposed settles with TSA

From msnbc.com:
A woman who claims Transportation Security Administration officials exposed her breasts during a pat-down in 2008 will receive compensation from the agency, the Daily Mail reported.

Lynsie Murley, 24, of Amarillo, Texas, filed a lawsuit against the TSA last year, accusing the agency of negligence and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The incident, which occurred in May 2008 at a Corpus Christi airport, left her feeling 'extremely embarrassed and humiliated,' according to the lawsuit.

Murley claimed that a TSA agent pulled her blouse completely down, exposing her breasts to everyone in the area. Despite her embarrassment, the lawsuit claims that 'TSA employees in the area continued to joke and laugh about the incident for an extended period of time.'

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