Third Formal Notice Sent to McDonald’s France and French Ministerial Office Regarding Fraudulent Practices

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On May 30, 2013, I sent a formal notice through 6 certified mails with proof of receipt requested and delivered to McDonald’s France and the (corrupted) French Ministerial Office Henri-Antoine Le Honsec. I issued a stern rebuke against the deceptive practices endorsed by this French Ministerial Officer (called in France an huissier de justice: without his approval, the fraudulent sweepstakes could never have taken place). This notice served as a prelude to formal legal action, explicitly invoking the provisions of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). This U.S. legislation aims to prevent bribery of foreign officials and mandates accurate financial record-keeping by publicly traded companies, relevant here due to the international scope of McDonald’s operations and the governmental collusion suggested.

My communication detailed a serious accusation against McDonald’s for orchestrating fraudulent marketing schemes, particularly with their promotional games, which I argued misled consumers egregiously (mass-marketing fraud). I indicated my intent to initiate both civil and criminal proceedings unless McDonald’s addressed the specific issue I outlined regarding the disproportionate distribution of game stamps—a clear violation of fair marketing practices.

Asserting that this manipulation could potentially implicate the French Ministerial Office as a ‘foreign official’ under the FCPA, I stressed the seriousness of the potential legal repercussions, not just in France but also for McDonald’s corporate headquarters in the United States. The notice ended with a firm ultimatum: respond substantively to my inquiries within two weeks or face legal action that would extend to notifying prosecutors across France where McDonald’s operates.

This bold move underscores the necessity for accountability and transparency, demanding that McDonald’s rectify its alleged deceptive practices or face the consequences in both civil and criminal courts.

To gain a clearer understanding of the sequence of events in this case, I invite you to view a detailed timeline at the following link:
This timeline provides a comprehensive overview of the key milestones and developments.


Vincent B. Le Corre

I am the key witness and whistleblower in the major criminal RICO case targeting McDonald’s Corporation and their accomplices for fraud, money laundering, and corruption of foreign officials and magistrates. Initially granted anonymity by the European Court of Human Rights (Rules 33 and 47 of the Rules of Court), I made the decision in August 2023 to temporarily go public with my identity. This decision, driven by concerns for my own safety and that of my loved ones, was taken despite the potential risks, hoping it will be temporary only and that I can return to anonymity soon.