Modeling scams designed to tap into your cash, not talent

Fashion model on a shoot
Fashion model on a shoot


Don't let flattery fool you into believing you could be the next top model overnight. Those promises of jobs, photo shoots and trips to New York are designed to tap into your cash, not talent.

Pennsylvania Attorney General Tom Corbett has warned consumers to be on the lookout for high-paying, part-time modeling jobs posted on Internet message forums, in e-mail ads and fake websites -- a high-tech take on the classic modeling scam of "discovering" a top model.