The Great Emu Scam of 2012
Indian newspapers are reporting the exposure of a major scam involving emu farming. Thousands of people were promised that in return for a modest investment in an emu farm, they soon would be earning thousands of rupees every month. They were led to believe this on the basis of the supposedly massive demand for emu meat and emu-oil cosmetics. The scam was exposed when investors realized that their monthly payments were failing to materialize. [thehindu.com, indiatimes.com]
I thought emu farms were always a scam, even when they were legit.Posted by George P on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 07:50 PM
I've heard this pop up every so often. Ostrich farms, too.Posted by Robin Bobcat in Californian Wierdo on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 03:05 PM
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