The Internet has created a new economy, and with it, a whole breed of Internet entrepreneurs. Just like in real life though, we need to be careful according to the author of "Internet Sees One Born Every Minute
U.S. consumers alone spent $33 billion online last year, she noted. To get in on the action, all we need to know is how to use a keyboard and a mouse. We shouldn’t worry about whether we had a product to sell, because we can sell anything.
Apparently, the company, Stores Online, has been fined in at least two states — Texas, $400,000, and Connecticut, $135,000 — for deceptive and misleading practices (at least based on this article from the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.