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What Psychological Traits Does the Con Artist Look for in Victims?
Maria Konnikova   Mar 26, 2016   Big Think  

The history of the term “con artist” illuminates some essential traits of this lamentable profession. Maria Konnikova explains that the first con artist was a Manhattan watch thief who would prey on the goodwill of his victims, asking to borrow their watch until the following day.




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