Fox Business fails at math

Fox Business, which is a cable network focused primarily on financial matters (read, math), made a pretty egregious multiplication error on a graphic it aired and tweeted concerning restitution former Subway restaurant spokesperson Jared Fogle will pay.

Fogle, who has accepted a plea deal connected to underage sex abuse and child pornography charges, will pay each of his 14 victims $100,000 as part of a unique settlement deal.

So, according to Fox Business, $100,000 times 14 is $14 million. Wait, what?


$100,000 times 14 is $1.4 million.

The network later amended its tweet with a correction.

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