February 22, 2023 | 10:58 p.m
Camsin called the police after seeing news reports about Brinton’s other luggage thefts from airports.
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A Houston-based fashion designer dressed disgraced former Energy Department official Sam Brinton in a custom-made suit reported missing from a Washington, D.C. airport in 2018.
Tanzanian fashion designer Asia Kamsin, who has been making her own clothes for years, shared the shock on her Twitter page on Monday.
After finding out she was accused of stealing several pieces of luggage from two US airports, Kamsy Brinton says she found a photo of her in the custom dress she packed in the missing bag.
Fashion designer He tweeted. Photos of some of her missing clothes and then Brinton — who identifies as non-binary and uses pronouns — wearing the same clothes.
“I saw the pictures. It was my custom designs that went missing in that bag in 2018,” she told Fox News. “He was wearing my stolen clothes.”
Camsin’s bag went missing from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on March 9, 2018, after flying to the capital for an event where she would showcase her clothes. However, she was unable to participate after the bag was lost.
Her husband filed reports with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police Department and filed a claim with Delta Air Lines, the airline Kamisin used to fly from Houston to DC. The bag was never recovered.
Communications between Delta and Kimson shared with Fox News show the fashion designer pleading with the airline to return her bag, which she said was full of expensive clothes, shoes, jewelry and other personal items.
She filed a report with the Houston Police Department on December 16 after seeing photos of Brinton in what she believed to be clothing on the news. In late January, she said she was contacted by an FBI field office in Minneapolis, Minnesota. To Khamsin’s husband.
“The Houston police, I think, they [sent] “I’m going to report it to the FBI in Minnesota,” Camcin’s husband told Fox. “He called me [with] FBI, I’m working on this.’ Then my wife gave him the information and we heard nothing. We don’t know if that’s the case. We don’t know if the case is cold.
The FBI does not confirm whether it is investigating according to agency policy. As of Wednesday night, Brinton had not been charged with any crime related to Kamsin’s clothing.
Brinton, 35, served as the Biden administration’s deputy assistant secretary for fuel and waste disposal in the DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy before being charged in September with stealing a woman’s luggage from the Minneapolis airport and another woman’s purse. Las Vegas Airport in July.
In both the Minnesota and Nevada cases, Brinton traveled on flights from Washington, D.C., before he was accused of slipping his bag through the airport’s baggage claim, according to criminal complaints obtained by Fox News.
After his arraignment in Minnesota, Brinton was released without bail and ordered not to contact any of the victims last week.
They were arraigned in Las Vegas in December and released after posting $15,000 bond. “Stay out of trouble,” the judge told the former nuclear waste official in this case.
Brenton faces up to five years in prison for the Minnesota robbery and up to 10 years in prison for the Las Vegas heist.
Attempts to reach Brinton and his attorney in Las Vegas were unsuccessful. The Post has reached out to Camcin and Delta Air Lines for comment.
Additional reporting by David Propper and Marjorie Hernandez
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