After all, wasn't it my fault in a way, for making this woman fall in love? Here was this poor heartbroken woman who had convinced herself she was in love with a man -- a man that looked exactly like me. Did that implicate me in her predicament?
The only thing that prevents a person from committing Internet fraud is conscience, and between cyber crime and TV networks that seek to base afternoon talk shows on this topic, there seems to be very little of that going around.
The SEC alleged that Lambros D. Ballas engaged in a fraudulent scheme to manipulate the stock price of multiple publicly traded companies by disseminating phony press releases and then hyping them on Internet bulletin boards.