6 Crazy Scandals Everyone Seems to Have Forgotten Virtually Overnight

Scandals can captivate our attention, gripping us with shocking revelations, and leave a lasting impact. Yet, in our fast-paced world, some scandals disappear from our collective memory almost as quickly as they emerge.

These crazy scandals, once the talk of the town, now lie hidden in the annals of history, waiting to be rediscovered and remembered.

In 2017, United Airlines faced intense backlash when a video surfaced showing a passenger being forcibly removed from an overbooked flight. The incident sparked widespread outrage and led to a public relations nightmare for the airline.

United Airlines’ Passenger Removal Incident

Before the emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen faced another scandal in 2014 when it was revealed that they had conducted tests on monkeys to study the effects of diesel exhaust. The experiments drew significant criticism and condemnation.

Volkswagen’s Monkey Emission Tests

In 2016, Samsung faced a significant setback when their flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7, experienced a series of battery explosions, posing a severe safety risk. The company issued a global recall and discontinued the product.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Recall

The FIFA corruption scandal, uncovered in 2015, rocked the world of international football. The investigation revealed widespread corruption and bribery within the organization’s highest ranks.

FIFA Corruption Scandal

In 2015, German automaker Volkswagen shocked the world when it was revealed that they had been manipulating emissions tests for their diesel vehicles. This scandal tarnished Volkswagen’s reputation and resulted in hefty fines and lawsuits.

Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Scandal

In 2017, Equifax, one of the largest credit reporting agencies, experienced a massive data breach compromising the sensitive information of over 147 million people. The breach exposed names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, and other personal details.

Equifax Data Breach

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