In a story, widely circulated on the Russian internet, Nike (or Adidas, or any other major footwear manufacturer) faced a problem of pilfering on their new factories somewhere in the Third World.
When standard methods (increased security etc.) yielded no result, they contracted a freelance problem solver, who, after a brief thought, offered them to split production of left and right shoes across factories in two different countries. They did it and pilfering stopped.
Is it as false as those?