Today I came across two tales that share a common theme: exploit a situation to buy low and sell high, putting others in a tough spot.
The first was about scalpers gaming Ticketmaster's "verified fan" system to snatch up Olivia Rodrigo tickets, ruining her tour for her fans.
The second story centered on car dealers stockpiling used vehicles in anticipation that extended labor strikes would drive up prices, allowing them to exploit those in need of a car.
It's disheartening to see such clever tactics used to disadvantage others. While such schemes are nothing new and people are entitled to be entrepreneurial, it's especially tough right now for many to become the target of such exploitation.