The High-Flying Bin Ladens 12 Osama Kin Hold FAA Licenses

Posted: December 9, 2009 in Uncategorized

At least 12 members of Osama bin Laden‘s family currently hold Federal Aviation Administration pilot’s licenses that make them eligible to fly aircraft anywhere in the United States, including three who received their licenses just this June, according to an analysis of FAA records provided to ABC News by a computer security firm, Safe Banking Systems.

Photo: The High-Flying Bin Laden?s;  13 Osama Kin Hold FAA Licenses: US Says No Terror Threat Posed by the Bin Laden Family?s Fascination with Aviation
Thirteen members of Osama bin Laden’s family currently hold Federal Aviation Administration pilot’s… Expand
Thirteen members of Osama bin Laden’s family currently hold Federal Aviation Administration pilot’s licenses that make them eligible to fly aircraft anywhere in the United States, including three who received their licenses just this June, according to an analysis of FAA records provided to ABC News. Collapse

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One of the three who received his FAA licenses this year, Yeslam bin Laden, a half-brother of Osama who lives in Geneva, Switzerland, is named in a civil lawsuit brought by the families of 9/11 victims alleging he helped to finance Osama’s al-Qaeda network as it started up in the 1990s in Yemen and the Sudan.

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/high-flying-bin-ladens/story?id=9271855

Online Posting Reveals a “How To” for Terrorists to Get Through Airport Security.

In a massive security breach, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) inadvertently posted online its airport screening procedures manual, including some of the most closely guarded secrets regarding special rules for diplomats and CIA and law enforcement officers.

Photo: Massive TSA Security Breach As Agency Gives Away Its Secrets: On-line Posting Reveals a ?How To? for Terrorists to Get Through Airport Security
In a massive security breach, the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) inadvertently posted online… Expand
In a massive security breach, the Transportation Security Agency (TSA) inadvertently posted online its entire airport screening procedures manual, including some of the most closely guarded secrets regarding special rules for diplomats and CIA and law enforcement officers. Collapse

(Transportation Security Agency)
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The most sensitive parts of the 93-page Standard Operating Procedures were apparently redacted in a way that computer savvy individuals easily overcame.

The document shows sample CIA, Congressional and law enforcement credentials which experts say would make it easy for terrorists to duplicate.

The improperly redacted areas indicate that only 20 percent of checked bags are to be hand searched for explosives and reveal in detail the limitations of x-ray screening machines.

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/terrorists-crooks-faa-pilots-licenses/story?id=9363727

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/massive-tsa-security-breach-agency-secrets/story?id=9280503

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