Seattle TSA Worker Arrested on Voyeurism Charge

From NBC News:

A Transportation Security Administration agent in Seattle was arrested after allegedly being spotted using a phone to take video up a woman’s skirt at the city’s airport, according to authorities.

Nicholas Fernandez, 29, was arrested on a charge of voyeurism Tuesday, Seattle police said in an arrest report. The incident occurred on an escalator, and not in a security line.

“TSA does not tolerate illegal, unethical or immoral conduct,” a spokesperson for the TSA said in a statement.

“When such conduct is alleged, TSA investigates it thoroughly. When appropriate, TSA requests that it be investigated by a law enforcement authority. When an investigation finds that misconduct has occurred, the appropriate action is taken.”

Fernandez has been removed from screening duties and he has been suspended without pay, the agency said.

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