The numbers never lie, or do they?

The numbers never lie, or do they?

I have a friend who is a successful business consultant. One of his many sayings is, “the numbers never lie". In context, he is referring to the profit and loss statements and balance sheets. But, when it comes to statistics, our conclusions are not always...
The grandmother of fraud!

The grandmother of fraud!

It is hard to imagine one’s 68 year old grandmother committing fraud. But, that is the case for Caroline Meyers of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. According to the Calgary Sun, “Taking part in a dump-and-pump investment scheme has landed a Calgary grandmother...
Desperation causes blind spots

Desperation causes blind spots

Drink manufacturer claims their bottled tea burns body fat. Does it? You be the judge. RocketNews24 reporter, Mr. Sato, decides to challenge the claims. According to the article in the online zine, Mr. Sato followed a consistent routine for 30 days. In his time with...
Assumptions cause blind spots!

Assumptions cause blind spots!

I was speaking to my daughter who lives in a different state with her husband. She mentioned that the registration on her vehicle is due tomorrow, Sunday. She said they have been stressing about having to renew the tags which expire at the end of June. The stress was...
He didn’t see the train coming!

He didn’t see the train coming!

Two locomotive engines and 76 cars traveling toward your intersection slowly at 25 MPH and you didn’t see the train coming? Welcome to the BlindSpot Zone! According to the StarPress report… MUNCIE — The driver of a Muncie Sanitary District truck that...