Over a period of months, victims would find thousands of dollars in unauthorized charges and transfers in their existing accounts, receive bills for accounts they never opened, or learn that their existing accounts had been closed due to delinquency, prosecutors said.
Multiple victims confronted Taylor, and he responded to some of them with insults, prosecutors said.
There is only one way to protect yourself from sociopaths: You must know what they are, and put your guard up when you start seeing the symptoms. If you’ve just met someone who is overwhelming you with praise, attention and concern, be careful.
Be particularly careful if you’re lonely and looking for love—con artists know exactly how to play that tune.
Con artists may “prove” themselves by namedropping or volunteering detailed resumes or credentials.