The surreal true story of a McDonald’s employee stripped naked by her boss who had fallen victim to an elaborate hoax is the subject of a new film. McDonald’s staff member Louise Ogborn, 18, had been working at the Mount Washington branch in Kentucky, America, for four months when she was falsely accused of stealing a customer’s purse in 2004. Her boss, assistant manager Donna Summers had received a phone call from a man pretending to be a police officer and, on his instruction, subjected her...Read Full Story
A Kentucky appeals court upheld a $6.1 million award to a former fast food worker who was forced to strip in a McDonald's restaurant office after someone called posing as a police officer.The appellate court on Friday ruled that Illinois-based McDonald's Corp., knew about a series of hoax calls to restaurants around the country, but didn't warn employees before Louise Ogborn was strip searched and sexually assaulted as the result of such a call in 2004.The appeals court ruled that to reverse...Read Full Story
Wow. This girl is dumb...Forrest Gump dumb. No wait. She's Bubba Shrimp Boat dumb. So much so my first thought was -- set up.People hear about a scam taking place elsewhere, find some participants, stage it, sue the company and split the money.When I was 10 years old a man called my home. He said my mother made a doctors appointment for me but needed to change it. He started asking questions. I answered them but quickly realized he was not my doctor. His questions were very very strange...Read Full Story
Yesterday Louise Ogborn won her case against McDondald's.Washington Post reports:"Ogborn, 21, was awarded $5 million in punitive damages and just over $1.1 million in compensatory damages following a four-week trial and about 13 hours of jury deliberations spread over two days."Well, it's not the $200 million she was asking for in the lawsuit, but it's a slap in the corporate face of McDonald's anyways, not to mention a nice little payday.Louise plans to use some of the money to attend law...Read Full Story
A psychiatrist from Boston has testified at the civil trial against McDonald's in Bullitt County that strip search victim Louise Ogborn is suffering from chronic post traumatic stress disorder.Read Full Story
Louise Ogborn was strip searched at a McDonald's and claimed to suffer from post-traumatic stress. Her $200 million lawsuit against McDonald's drew to a close yesterday.