TSA Finds Hundreds of Hidden WeaponsJess Baker Published: Jan 17, 2013, 4:41 PM EST
People try to sneak guns through security by hiding them in stuffed animals.
Caught Red Handed!While most Americans are still busy trying to figure out the TSA's 3-1-1 Rule f
or liquid carry-ons, some people are trying to sneak things much more dangerous than a large shampoo bottle through airport security.
The TSA revealed in a recent blog post that it confiscated 1,543 firearms in carry-on bags last year - 78% of those were loaded! Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson topped the list with 95 firearms confiscated. TSA found 80 at Dallas-Ft. Worth International.
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TSA says agents uncovered guns hidden in plants, stuffed animals and even a hollowed-out book.
Guns aren't the only things the TSA is finding. Click through the next few pages to see what other dangerous things people have tried to get past security in carry-ons and checked luggage.