Watch a Baggage Handler Stealing from a Passenger’s Luggage

It’s often been said that there are two kinds of luggage: carry on and lost.

When you check a bag your things may get stolen. Employees may hide drugs in your luggage. Gate checked bags turn into gate tossed bags. I don’t want my bags where British Airways told employees to stop urinating.

Somehow I missed this video when it first came out in the fall but it’s going viral on social media now.

A baggage handler in Phuket, Thailand rifles through someone’s luggage and ultimately steals a bluetook speaker off of a flight bound for Singapore on October 10. The theft was filmed, police arrested him, and he returned the speaker.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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