Photo Gallery: McDonald's Germany's Stasi Controversy
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Photo Gallery: McDonald's Germany's Stasi Controversy

'Stasi Methods' McDonald's Germany Accused of 'Harassment and Pure Manipulation'

An informant to the former East German secret police held a management position at McDonald's for years. The man with Stasi ties is believed to have spied on a restaurant operator. Were managers at the fast-food chain looking for ways to terminate contracts with franchisees without having to pay them?
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan