SAN FRANCISCO—A pair or TSA security screeners have been charged for their involvement in a drug smuggling operation at San Francisco International Airport.
Claudio Rene Sunux, 30, and Amanda Lopez, 27, were arrested on suspicion of smuggling methamphetamines through carry-on luggage in exchange for a monetary bribe.
Anibal Giovanni Ramirez, 28, is a third suspect that has been listed in a federal complaint that was unsealed on March 6.
According to the report, Ramirez, Sunux, and Lopez all partially coordinated the operation through Facebook Messenger.
Sunux and Lopez have been charged with agreeing to receive a bribe, an offense punishable by a maximum of 15 years in prison.
All three suspects, currently in federal custody, have also been charged on conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, punishable by a maximum of ten years in prison and up to $10 million in fines.