Bizarre Money-Making Schemes

Make Money Quick (Or Make A Fool of Yourself Trying)

Earlier in the recession, some people speculated that the economic downturn could lead to a rise in crime and general chaos in cities across America. For the most part though, the recession has gone pretty smoothly, except for the whole 10% unemployment thing and all those foreclosed homes. Well, at least our cities are still standing (though Detroit is being auctioned off). Still, even if there haven’t been mass crime waves, there have been plenty of crazy cases of desperate Americans trying to make money fast, only to make fools of themselves in the process … or worse. Here are some of the worst recession money-making schemes we could dig up. Photo Credit: magerleagues