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TSA employee fired for handing passenger note reading, 'You ugly'

A TSA employee was fired in upstate New York for a note she allegedly handed to a passenger, News 12 has learned.

News 12 Staff

Aug 16, 2019, 12:41 PM

Updated 1,767 days ago

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A TSA employee was fired in upstate New York for a note she allegedly handed to a passenger, News 12 has learned.
Neal Strassner says a security worker approached him at the airport last month in Rochester and handed him a note with two words that read, "You ugly."
He says he wasn't offended, but reported the incident because someone else could be.
He also says that he doesn't think he's the only one to get a note.
"The end of the video I requested, she literally just takes a pen out of her pocket and starts writing another one, so I know I wasn't the only guy that got ‘em,” says Strassner.
The TSA released a statement saying it investigated the incident, and the employee has been fired.


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