posted on Sep, 16 2003 @ 03:14 PM
Business cons have been around as long as there have been bottom feeders willing to operate on the far side of the law. Going back nearly a hundred
years, it's easy to get lost in stories of duplicity, deceit and enough schmooze to float an ocean liner teeming with suckers.
But, no matter how unethical, many have a legitimate lesson to offer — be it creativity, sales savvy or simply never knowing when you're licked.
Chances are if you have any interest in the subject, you're already familiar with these scams, but it's good reading anyway.