If this video from Scofield Editorial wasn’t so annoyingly accurate regarding how some businesses operate, it’d be funny.
Ok, it’s funny anyhow – until it happens to you.
Try not to be on either side.
Some businesses operate this way as a matter of course. With some people and some businesses struggling these days, it’s easy to find someone trying this.
Just don’t do it.
If nothing else, keep in mind that you will meet them again, probably on your way back down.