Also keep in mind, morals matter; in every aspect of life, personal and business. It's what separates good folks from bad folks. Not talking religion here, just basic human goodness - you don't steal from people by lying to them about investment opportunities. That is, by ANY moral standard worth a sh1t, wrong.
I'm sure some think it's wonderful that much of the behavior in the OTC cesspool is, currently, technically legal. Others just know it's flat out wrong. And shouldn't be legal.
There are lots of vocational schools that teach legitimate trades if someone were to choose a legitimate path in life. It's never too late.