Two Planes, A Couple of Storms and a VRBO Scam = Interesting Day

It was supposed to be a romantic weekend.  Mr. Diamond and I were meeting in Chicago for the weekend.  He was coming from Texas and I was taking the short flight from Cedar Rapids to Chicago so I would not have to mess with driving in Chicago.  We were meeting at the airport and then getting a rental car to take us to our VRBO (Vacation Rental By Owner) house in Oak Park. Not only was I super excited because not only would I spend a weekend with my husband, I was also going to be able to tour … [Read more...]

Baggage Handling Jobs Available—JFK

Seems that there is a problem at JFK.  Victor Bourne, a baggage handler at Kennedy International Airport, came up with a plan.   A plan to make money.  Mr. Bourne and the associates, and I use that term lightly, that he recruited were able to afford many luxury items despite their low wages.  The plan?  Smuggling cocaine inside international flights and stealing high ticket items from luggage.  According to a witness at Mr. Bourne's trial 80% of employees at American Airlines engages in some … [Read more...]

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