Did a realtor conspire with a number of businesses across the nation to cheat home buyers out of sizable down payments and the homes they thought they were buying?
Sooner or later in your career as a landlord, you'll face a problem tenant that stops paying.
A "hoarder" may make great television drama but having to deal with one in real life definitely isn't great for a landlord.
How easy would it be for one disgruntled former employee to destroy your reputation? Ten or 20 years ago, an angry ex-employee's outburst on the local scene might create a momentary stir, but little more. Only someone with real influence could do any significant damage.