There is a movie coming out soon titled, "Compliance. It's based on true events.
Bottom line it shows how many people will do unimaginable things to comply with authority.
The strip search prank call scam was a series of incidents occurring for roughly a decade.... These incidents involved a man calling a restaurant or grocery store, claiming to be a police detective, and convincing managers to conduct strip searches of female employees or perform other unusual acts on behalf of the police. The calls were usually placed to fast-food restaurants in small rural towns.
Over 70 such occurrences were reported in 30 U.S. States,...
(Full Wikipedia article- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strip_s...rank_call_scam)
The incident portrayed in the movie occurred in Mount Washington, Kentucky at a McDonald's. The *police detective* called and managed to convinced the female supervisor to call in the accused young woman, frisk her, and even did a strip search. When The manager told the supposed police detective she had to get to work he convinced her to call someone she trusted to guard the naked young woman. The manager called her fiance to come watch the young woman. The police detective convinced the man to have the girl do jumping jacks (naked), do a body cavity search and perform a sexual act.
All done by what one would assume to be average, every day people. Complying with an authority figure.
I thought it was fascinating. ( I was captivated by The Milgram Experiment, as well.)
Thoughts, opinions, comments?