Flamin' Hot Cheetos Spark Interest At Los Angeles Airport Agents grew suspicious at LAX when Emily Mei showed up for a flight with more than a dozen bags of Cheetos. One-by-one an agent inspected each of the bags. She was taking snacks to friends in Korea.
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Flamin' Hot Cheetos Spark Interest At Los Angeles Airport

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Flamin' Hot Cheetos Spark Interest At Los Angeles Airport

Flamin' Hot Cheetos Spark Interest At Los Angeles Airport

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Agents grew suspicious at LAX when Emily Mei showed up for a flight with more than a dozen bags of Cheetos. One-by-one an agent inspected each of the bags. She was taking snacks to friends in Korea.

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