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When money motivates people: The bad end

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In our country, the hunger for money can motivate people to retrieve it in unlawful ways. On that note, let's take a look at how scams and illegal activities are destructive but are used to bring in cash.

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Scams

According to The Free Dictionary by Farlex's website, a scam is a fraudulentbusiness plan of action. It can be presented in various forms, and does not care about the people it targets.

Many of these artificial organizations appear to be real businesses. They lead people into believing that they have their best interest at hand. They also promise special benefits at low or no costs. However, they always have a certain way and goal of asking you for money.

Always check the authenticity of any business that seems odd. Beware of email offers, telemarketers that say, "All we need is a credit card to get started," and door to door solicitations.

Illegal activities

There a many other things outside of scams that are not honest or healthy when it comes to generating money. Not only can spending your money on these things break your finances, they can harm you physically.

If you are found to have an illegal substance in your body, your career can be terminated. It can also be hard for you to attain employment in the future. In other words, your misuse of finances can lead you to friction in receiving more finances.

Buying illegal or non prescribed narcotics is obviously against the law. However, people sell them because they understand that there are individuals who desire to purchase them and they want to make some money.

The sale of sexual favors is another illegal activity that can harm a person's physical and financial condition. Many people's lives are put in bondage through delving in prostitution. However, their uncontrolled fleshly desire has led others into streams of income at their mercy.

In conclusion, never let a hunger for money lead you down a path of destruction. Instead, pursue integrity and peace in all your endeavors and earn your income along with respect and continual prosperity.

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