Originally Posted by knightCoder
When I receive payment I hand over any rights I may have had to the code and it then becomes totally their property and they can claim it as their own, since they purchased it, and they can do what they like with it.
It may be their property, but they still ought not to falsely claim that it represents their own work. That is unambiguously dishonest, and as I see it you are complicit in that dishonesty. In my book that makes you rotten and corrupt as well.