Signs of a con artist. It always involves a slight insult, de Becker writes, that is easy to refute.
Dating Red Flags.
They take a personal interest in you out of the blue.
Signs of Manipulative Personalities.
Do not let someone tell you who you can and cannot spend time with.
Whether your first contact with the con artist is through an unsolicited telephone call or a stranger ringing your doorbell or sending you an email, the con artist takes great pains to look and sound familiar.