Employee of a large manufacturing company, walks copies of internal documents into a TV station and hands them to the investigative reporter with the president’s home and cell phone number. Story comes out which competitor then presents to public committee meeting deciding on $9M project.
Distributor of wiring product sold through major tech companies gets series of bad shipments of product manufactured in China. Sellers want to cancel orders and contracts.
Ambush interview. Opposing counsel contacts media prior to lawsuit being served, provides access to plaintiff for taped interviews; media shows up on grounds with camera crew wanting comment and filming property and signage.
100 plus-year institution faces acrimonious membership split from affiliates over ideological differences.
State Attorney General holds news conference of companies accused of fraudulent billing practices, news trucks appear at accused client’s door within 30 minutes.
Municipal crossfire. Third party service provider sends erroneous tax bill to over 1,000 homeowners leaving a 72 hour window to make corrections through online and in person outreach.
Piracy. High-end biopharma product sold exclusively through medical offices begins showing up on Ebay.
Guilt by association. Innocent film company’s office swept up in law enforcement operation, media blasts news of raid, stories appear on television, radio, print.