Cons, Scams and Undue Influence
Patrick O’Reilly, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF; Co-author, Undue Influence: Cons, Scams and Mind Control
Internet scams, Ponzi schemes, real estate rip-offs, weird cults, fortune-telling cons – it’s hard to read the news without finding another successful con artist at work. As the number of scams and victims grows, the term “undue influence” is gaining widespread use. Dr. O’Reilly will explain the vulnerabilities that these scammers look for and techniques they use to steal from us.