1. Hindu Man Describes Mistreatment After False-Positive Hand Swab

    Hindu Man Describes Mistreatment After False-Positive Hand Swab

    According to Aditya Mukerjee, a New York City scientist, he was traveling to Los Angeles for a vacation with his family when a TSA swab of his hand turned up positive (later conjectured to be due to contact he’d had with some bed-bug spray). As a result, he was detained for four hours; interrogated repetitively throughout that time by agents from the TSA, the NYPD, DHS, the FBI, and ...

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