Then there's shady, off-shore, cloaked, "black hat" bad-guy SEO. That ain't our scene.
And then there's.... uh.... "ULTRA-SHADY, GET SENTENCED TO PRISON FOR 36 MONTHS" SEO. In the Dallas area, no less!
Basically, some guy named William Stanley (age 53 and complete with plenty of aliases) was recently arrested and sent to prison for attempting to extort money from companies in the Dallas area. After being hired on to help with SEO services.
The full story can be found here. I'm spotlighting this article because in all my years of doing SEO, I've NEVER seen anything like this.