Fooled by Hubris: Conning the Smart and Educated

An article in the Dec. 22 – Jan 4 issue of The Economist cites research by Tamara Frankel, a law professor with Boston University:  “Ms Frankel studied hundreds of financial cons, looking for recurring patterns.  One set that pops up time and time again describes the traits of the victims.  They tend to be excessively trusting, ha…

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