Market Power

Musings by an academic economist on the power of markets and the power over markets.

Monday, December 20, 2004

How to Catch a Crook

Springfield, Mo. police lured 118 suspects wanted for various crimes by tricking them into thinking they were going to get unclaimed money.

Two things to learn. 1. If it seems too good to be true, it probably is. 2. Don't do it. Sooner or later, you're going to get caught.