Be careful. It's a jungle out there. A woman in Catskill, New York, has been indicted for scamming would-be authors of children's books. Journalist Michael Hill reports,
"So often the worst aspect of these scams is that they're not just stealing the money, they're stealing the dreams," said C.E. Petit, an Urbana, Ill., lawyer representing people who claim they were defrauded by [the woman].
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