CBS 60 Minutes: FINAL RESTING PLACE, Problems at America’s Cemeteries, aired last Sunday, May 20, 2012. Google for video of the program and several other discussions.
Basically the funeral industry is regulated, cemeteries are not. Lot of examples, in the 60 Minutes tradition.
Rep from a consumer watchdog group said, in my words, abuses are common and widespread. Unfortunately I did not get the name of the watchdog organization, perhaps someone can check it out and post here for all of us.