At that time, the driver was being routinely harassed by Border Patrol agents at a suspicionless Homeland Security checkpoint along I-19 in Southern Arizona. On at least one occasion, Arizona DPS officer M. Anguiano assisted with the harassment by knowingly issuing a false citation to the driver for not wearing a seatbelt while he was being seized by federal agents in the secondary inspection area (see article referenced above for more details).
Growing weary of the ongoing harassment, the driver began exercising his right to keep and bear cameras several months ago (something I strongly recommend for all travelers, regardless of your chosen mode of travel).
The results of a recorded encounter in December can be seen in the video above and a transcript of the incident follows:
Update - Part 3 of the video series appearing below has been updated by OTN. It appears that the videographer inadvertently used false body scanning images in the original video but has fixed his mistake. The updated video is available here
For those interested in more detailed information regarding TSA Body Scanning equipment, Papers Please has a good article on the subject located here.
There’s been lot’s of news on the TSA security theater front over the past several weeks which I’ll be writing about in more detail later. For now though, I thought I’d share a few videos put together by Sam over at Obscured Truth Network showing us the ridiculous nature of TSA security practices: