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Excerpt: Many innocent and otherwise intelligent people get scammed on the Internet each and every day. Most of the people I know who have “swallowed the bait”, are people of reasonable to exceptional intelligence. High IQ or good common sense is no deterrent to getting scammed. There are so many illegitimate scams and frauds online that offer an illusion of success, but only deliver empty promises and broken dreams. I refer to these scam business opportunities as “Bastard” web sites. They have no traceable long-term history of ownership (no father or mother), and can disappear as quickly as they came. When…