Would-be buyers of Counterparty-based assets: How to recognize fraudulent assets

All would-be buyers of Counterparty-based assets should be careful about what they buy.
Due to the decentralized nature of the Counterparty technology there is no way for this Project to prevent and police asset issuers so would-be buyers should be careful not to buy wrong or outright fraudulent crypto-assets on the Distributed Exchange.

While we cannot know what tricks and surprises await, we put together some general hints here:

As a general rule: if it sounds too good to be true…