Jose Salgado, TSA Agent, Arrested In Child Porn Crackdown

TSA Agent Arrested In Child Porn Crackdown

An agent with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has been suspended from his job after he was arrested for allegedly having and sharing images of child pornography.

NECN reports that Jose Salgado, a TSA screener at Logan airport in Boston, was collared as part of a massive child pornography crackdown in Massachusetts.

"These people are your neighbors," Marian McGovern, Massachusetts state police colonel, said at a press conference. "These people look just like everyone else, and they're doing these things under the cover of their own homes."

Salgado was one of 55 people nabbed and accused of various child pornography-related charges, according to the Boston Herald.

"This is just a drop in the bucket,” state police Sgt. Michael Hill of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force told the Herald.

News of Salgado's arrest comes just one month after ABC News reported that a former TSA agent in Maryland was indicted on federal child pornography charges.

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