The port authority here just busted a big theft ring among the baggage handlers so there has been a lot of press about keeping your bag safe.
If it was in checked baggage it was more likely the baggage handlers than the TSA:
And don't blame TSA screeners, the agency insists, sounding a tad defensive.
"Remember," an agency spokesman told Newsweek last year, "TSA has possession of the bag only long enough to screen it for explosives ... We estimate that for every TSA employee that touches a bag, six to 10 airline or airport employees and contractors touch the same bag out of the view of passengers."
The articles recommend notifying both the airport you left from and the one you arrived at. They've been returning a lot of stolen property to people here.