Scammed by security


After passing the checking desk before passport control for my flight back to Malaysia, KL, I was stopped and harassed by two security guards demanding R500 for my over-sized hand luggage although approved by the airline staff. To avoid conflict as I was travelling with my 14month old son. I handed over the cash. 
After paying, money was exchanged between guards. Whilst waiting in the passport queue i witnessed at least 5 more individuals been bullied into payments. and one man was pulled from the queue and forced to pay in order to be released. 
This is a prime spot as you are caught between gates and unable to report the crime unless you have enough time to find an un-corrupt officer.
This was very embarrassing as a South African travelling with foreigners 

Report ID: 7579
Crime Category: Mugging
Province: Gauteng
City/Town: JOHANNESBURG
Suburb: ORTambo Airport
Address: Malaysia
Crime Date/Time: 31 Dec 2014, 00:12 AM
Reported By: Username7579
Reported Date: 5 Jan 2015, 10:01 AM
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