Here is yet another disturbing news story involving greed and cemeteries; in this case, workers at Burr Oak Cemetery in Illinois are accused of unearthing bodies in an effort to re-sell burial blots. Unfortunately one is not safe from criminal behavior after death.
When selecting a burial location it is important to research your choices. Each state may differ, but all will have some office that regulates the industry. And a consumer protection office may have a records of complaints filed against a cemetery.