Another stupid airline story everyone!
Crystal Tadlock was on the first leg of her trip back to Colorado when a flight attendant handed her and ever passenger on the flight a free apple to snack on; the apple was in a plastic bag stamped with the Delta logo.
Crystal wasn't hungry, so she saved the apple for her second flight. But when she went through Customs later, her bag was randomly checked by an agent who pulled out the apple, which was still wrapped in the plastic Delta bag.
Crystal did offer to throw it out or eat it but the agent said absolutely not and gave her a fine for $500!
Not only was she stuck with the fine but she also lost her Global Status; here is her accounting of Applegate: