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But he and James U. Smith III, who represents employers, said they've never heard of an employer strip-searching a worker and that it would be permissible only in the most limited settings, such as a defense plant entrusted with protecting military secrets. Experts on employment law say companies should train every new employee that they don't have to submit to a strip-search under any circumstance, regardless of who orders it. Companies also should periodically inform operators and franchisees about strip-search hoaxes and other current scams, said Atlanta lawyer Mary Ann B. She was a high school senior who had just turned 18 -- a churchgoing former Girl Scout who hadn't received a single admonition in her four months working at the McDonald's in Mount Washington. But when a man who called himself "Officer Scott" called the store on April 9, , and said an employee had been accused of stealing a purse, Louise Ogborn became the suspect.
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The victim's testimony came on the second day of the criminal trial of the man accused of posing as a police officer in the April 9, phone call to the restaurant. Authorities say David R. Stewart was the man who identified himself as "Officer Scott" over the phone and allegedly ordered the woman to be strip searched and, later, sexually abused. If convicted, he could be sentenced to more than 15 years in prison. The fast-food restaurant's on-duty assistant manager, Donna Summers has already been sentenced to probation in connection to the incident. Her then fiance, Walter "Wes" Nix, Jr. Authorities have said that the search follows a pattern of roughly 70 other such incidents reported at fast-food restaurants in several states.
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Her lawyer saw the verdict as a victory for their argument that the company had been negligent by failing to warn Ogborn and other employees about the caller who had already struck other McDonald's stores and other fast-food restaurants across the country. Juror Kay Parrish later told reporters that the award would enable Ogborn to "live well the rest of her life" and "put all this behind her. A teary Ogborn hugged relatives after the verdict was read and later expressed relief the case was over. She said she planned to use some of the money to attend law school.
It was the shocking story -- and unbelievable surveillance video -- that riveted the nation. A young McDonald's employee humiliated, forced to strip and then to perform a sexual act in the back office, during her work day. This horrifying ordeal changed one woman's life forever, and put one man on trial, accused of masterminding a bizarre and elaborate hoax. If convicted, David Stewart faced 15 years in prison on charges ranging from solicitation of sodomy, to impersonating a police officer. Ogborn's mother had health problems and had recently lost her job, so the year-old did whatever she could to help make ends meet.