The latest paper-writing scam: unemployed professors who will write custom-designed term papers, lab reports, even dissertations in exchange for cash. From the website FAQ:
IS IT ILLEGAL TO BUY AN ESSAY?
Absolutely not - we offer custom research tailored to your needs. We might be mercenaries but sure as hell are not going to pop a cap in anybody's ass. We're just transferring copyright over research that we've done, in exchange for our fee, to you. Feel free to do whatever you want with the essay - you own it. Karl Marx would flip around in his grave but that's the beauty of capitalism baby!
Here's the site, and an article in Canada's National Post.