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    Pyramid Schemes: If It Looks Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is

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    When Darrin Moret was asked to participate in a business venture that promised him easy money, it seemed like a good deal. But he didn't know was it was a pyramid scheme until it was too late. Host Michel Martin speaks with Moret, and consumer affairs columnist Sheryl Harris of The Plain Dealer in Cleveland.
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