Top reasons why people fall for modeling scams :

1. Lack of knowledge about modeling industry
2. Ignorance about modeling company and scams
3. Research deficiency
4. Failure to compare one agency with another
5. Failure to spot conflict of interest
6. Taking decisions in an emotional state of mind
7. Trusting a person blindly whom you are not accustomed with
8. Not being assertive

Aforesaid reasons are based on complaint letters, BBB records, court documents and news stories.