Timeline of all kind of events, but which are key points and therefore especially important, in the McDonald’s case (EXTREMELY INCOMPLETE AS OF 2022-08-23)

  1. May 31, 2022, at 10:24 UTC Constant Méheut, journalist for The New York Times, answers me. He confirms that he understands the fraud McDonald’s committed regarding the false claim consumers had “one chance out of four” to win instantly.
  2. March 11, 2022, at 11:38 UTC I give to the F.B.I. 3 concrete examples of serious frauds McDonald’s Corporation and/or its affiliated companies committed. This should have been enough for the F.B.I. to initiate a criminal investigation targetting McDonald’s Corporation and/or its subsidiary companies for fraud and money laundering.
  3. March 11, 2022, at 08:36 UTC I send an email to the F.B.I. to ask them to quickly confirm to the Chinese authorities that my accusations against McDonald’s Corporation and/or it's subsidiary companies are well-founded.
  4. March 11, 2022, at 07:32 UTC I send an email to the F.B.I. to inform them that I am now going to resume my explanations of the aggravated frauds McDonald’s committed.
  5. October 4, 2021, at 17:20 UTC Answer I sent by email to Messrs. Rogalski (Assistant Legal Attaché, U.S. Department of State, F.B.I.) and Manjarrez (F.B.I.).
  6. December 10, 2020, at 10:49 UTC Email received from Kevin Granville, European business editor for the New York Times
  7. December 9, 2020, at 15:52 UTC I contact, for the first time, Kevin Granville. He is a business editor in London for The New York Times. I tell him that I believe a criminal investigation targeting McDonald’s might have already started.
  8. November 18, 2019, at 17:19 UTC McDonald’s Global Compliance Office replies that they haven’t received my communications.
  9. November 18, 2019, at 15:16 UTC I am asking McDonald’s Global Compliance Office if they received my communications and, if they did, to acknowledge receipt of my emails.
  10. September 27, 2019, at 09:21 UTC Answer from French anticorruption association Anticor
  11. May 31, 2019, at 15:36 UTC Email sent to Steve Easterbrook and the Board of Directors of McDonald’s Corporation after having tried to talk some sense out of Mr. Easterbrook by calling him
  12. July 3, 2017, at 17:42 UTC
  13. February 14, 2017, at 15:21 UTC Email sent to McDonald’s executives including Chris Kempczinski regarding the illegality of the McDonald’s Monopoly sweepstakes in the United States.
  14. December 7, 2016, at 16:05 UTC Notification to McDonald’s executives Gloria Santona, Steve Easterbrook, and Malcolm Hicks, that I intend to lodge a criminal complaint for defamation
  15. October 30, 2015, at 14:25 UTC PLEASE STOP THE FRAUD! I keep asking McDonald’s executives to immediately stop the ongoing fraud which is occuring in France. CEO Steve Easterbrook, General Counsel Gloria Santona, and European General Counsel Malcolm Hicks are notified.
  16. October 27, 2015, at 07:59 UTC I receive an email from Eric Andrieu working for the Péchenard lawfirm. He is not diligent enough.
  17. October 22, 2015, at 21:34 UTC I receive an email from Malcolm Hicks, Corporate Vice President of McDonald’s Europe and General Counsel. He informs me that he will be instructing an outside French lawyer to examine this issue.
  18. October 22, 2015, at 03:06 UTC Additional frauds; email sent to McDonald’s General Counsel CCed to McDonald’s CEO
  19. October 21, 2015, at 15:47 UTC Gloria Santona, General Counsel of McDonald’s Corporation, confirms that McDonald’s Corporation is taking my accusations of fraud very seriously. She confirms they are investigating.
  20. October 21, 2015, at 14:45 UTC I send an email to Gloria Santona, General Counsel of McDonald’s Corporation, requesting an update about what is going on. I strongly suggest them not to wait any longer to call off the ongoing serious fraud which is currently happening in France. The warning is CCed to Steve Easterbrook.
  21. October 21, 2015, at 06:20 UTC STOP THE FRAUD NOW! Unfair Commercial Practices Act EU LAW. Email to McDonald’s executives asking them to stop the ongoing McDonald’s Monopoly fraud immediately
  22. October 21, 2015, at 04:33 UTC I send an email to Gloria Santona, General Counsel of McDonald’s Corporation, warning her that the U.S. executive team could be charged as an accessory after the fact for the ongoing serious fraud currently taking place in France. I remind them what the European Union law says. Email CCed to multiple executives in the United States and in France.
  23. October 19, 2015, at 19:13 UTC Second email I sent to McDonald’s executives after having talked, on the phone, to Gloria Santona. She is the general counsel of McDonald’s Corporation. I am warning McDonald’s executives that they must order McDonald’s France to immediately stop the on-going fraud which is currently occurring in France.
  24. October 15, 2013, at 04:12 UTC Publication of the book “I sold my soul to McDonald’s”
  25. June 25, 2012, at 05:13 UTC Written answer sent through certified mail with proof of receipt requested. McDonald’s France formally answers the whistleblower regarding the accusations of fraud.