GERMANY: Falling asleep on the job could cost millions — and another colleague his job. Just ask one tremendously tired German bank employee who fell asleep on his keyboard and accidently transferred $293 million dollars into an account where it didn’t belong. The bank immediately corrected the error but fired the employee’s colleague who let the mistake slip by.Talk about a bad day at work.
The 48-year old colleague sued for fallacious firing and won. The court ruling: Give the man his job back! No word on whether cat-napping Ned was also canned.
(Source: The Huffington Post)
GERMANY: When most diners are served an unsatisfactory meal at a restaurant, they complain to the manager and vow never to eat there again. Not so in Germany where two disgruntled diners attacked the chef that prepared their food. Continue Reading
What you talkin’ bout Willis? It’s true. Cannibalism is NOT illegal in the state of Georgia. After my last post on Dylan Quick, (See Cannibalism, Necrophilia, Serial Killers) I became curious about whether this deed was in fact a crime. I had never prosecuted a cannibal case and had never heard of anyone else prosecuting such a case. So I took a drive by through the pages of the Georgia Code and this is what I found:
Homicide, of course, is against the law. And necrophilia notwithstanding — the only crimes against the dearly departed are removing a body from the scene of death and dismembering a body. Even so, these crimes are only misdemeanors.
I then recalled the case of German born Armin Meiwes. Meiwes trolled the internet looking for a willing subject to be slaughtered and consumed. (Seriously, you cannot make this stuff up.) And as crazy bizarre as this sounds, he got responses from people interested in being eaten. Continue Reading