Spurlock’s thirty-day binge to prove that McDonald’s is the source of America’s bad health is invalid, because he isn’t an average America. In 2004, Spurlock films a documentary about the dangers of fast food with hopes of helping two girls prove a point to the courts that McDonald’s made them fat. He films majority of the documentary in New York, he eats McDonald’s three times a day for a whole month, which gains the name “McDiet”. With the McDiet, comes five rules that bring Spurlock to doing things that the “average” American does daily. He also has a set of rules that he has to live by for that month.
The gap number measures only a portion of the underground economy. Because the number is extrapolated from audited returns, it makes no allowances for criminal enterprises that report no income, and it even fails to capture some garden varieties of nonreporting. The unreported wages of illegal immigrants alone could be costing the government another $50 billion a year, says Justich. Growth of the underground economy is partly a result of corporate downsizing, which has forced many former employees to go out on their own. "We have had an 85% taxpayer compliance rate," says Nina Olson, the IRS's taxpayer advocate.
Homaro Cantu is a great modern chef that is actively finding new ways to help alter the way we eat food. He was born in Tacoma, Washington on September 23, 1976. His early life consisted of being homeless for three years alongside his mother and sister without a father in the picture. His mother was a drug addict and he realized that the only way to get attention from her was by cooking. (Gebert) He set his main goals in life to battle world hunger and poverty.
2005, Film "First Burger - Albany, OR " "Man Says He Lost 80 pounds Eating At McDonald's – Health News " rmhc.org "McDonald's Relationship < http://rmhc.org/who-we-are/our-relationship-with-mcdonald-s/>" Super Size Me. Dir. Morgan Spurlock." Perf. Morgan Spurlock , Daryl Isaacs.
After finishing his donut, he continued on his path to New York City. Upon arriving in New York City he missed a turn and ended up in the Bronx. In the Bronx he met a gang of turkeys trying to build a float for the parade. Timmy decides to help them for an hour, and then go over to Times Square. While helping them, they decide to nickname him, so that meant Timmy the turkey became Tim the Turk.
Early in the month of January the FBI warned retailers that there were more attacks to come after they discover 20 attacks in the past year which were caused by the same malware that ruined target’s system. Furthermore, during the holiday Jeff Hotmeier of fair fax received two suspicious emails from unknown senders that looked as if it contains bank statements he didn’t even requested. Also, during the period when data was compromised senator Feinstein democrat of California who was a Neiman Marcus shopper noted that she wasn’t notified by the company that her personal data may have been jeopardized. Target and Neiman were subject to detailed public questioning on how they handled the recent data security violations that exposed the data of millions of customers. Target’s chief financial officer John Mulligan confirmed that the data thieves gained entry to the company’s computer because they stole an outside vendor ID’s.
In 2011, statistics show that eighty-five percent of all fraud with debit cards involved a signature verification. Of the $1.35 billion in debit card fraud losses, $1.15 billion included debit card transactions using a signature (Kiernan). These debit and credit card frauds amount to a lot of money for the banks and the retailers, but maybe paying an extra amount towards prevention would be worth it for
Wells Fargo account fraud scandal One of the most recent white-collar crime involved Wells Fargo, a banking and financial services provider. In 2016 San-Francisco based bank Wells Fargo (WFC) employees secretly created millions of unauthorized bank and credit card accounts without permission of their customers. Opening about 1.5 million fraudulent deposit accounts and submitting 565,443 credit card applications allowed Wells Fargo employees to boost their sales targets and receive bonuses. Consequently, customers were wrongly charged fees for accounts they did not know existed. In this business crime scenario, Wells Fargo involved to pay $185 million in fines and refund $5 million to affected customers.
(Gomez, Bertha. "Officials Say..") In a small town north of Chicago, two high school seniors were arrested for the use of counterfeit bills. With the use of the internet and a color printer, these two teenagers were able to create and pass their counterfeit twenty dollar bills through the high school cafeteria but were later arrest by police after trying to use their money at a local Taco Bell. If teenagers are finding ways to counterfeit money, that should tell someone that we need to do something to protect our economy for the future. In attempt to enhance our currency system, the one hundred dollar bill was completely redesigned last year and released at the beginning of this year.
But, shopping online holds risks just as great as shopping in the stores. The Internet may say your information is safe and will not be shared with anyone else, but who really knows? Very rarely people find out their victims of credit card fraud before too much damage has been done. In East Lansing, there were two cases of credit card fraud within this past year. According to an article in The State News, Sadia Zoe Tabie- Bogne was arrested on November 10, 2004 for two counts of credit card fraud.