If a man does the following when moving in with a woman & her 17 y/o son who both barely know him, is that a red flag that he’s a con artist?
2. Within a month of meeting this woman and moving into her house, he proposed to her while having just met her son.
3. He says that he's a lawyer AND college professor, but meanwhile he has time to drive his fiancée's car to the bus stop every day to pick her up from work (the "two jobs" part is plausible, as you can be a lawyer without leaving the house; however, picking her up from work EVERY day?)
4. He gives her son the "don't test me" look, as if he will spank him if he pushes the limit, and he constantly criticizes him, such as the fact that he never had a job, while telling his fiancée that her son is a spoiled brat who needs to shape up, even though he's in school (translation: NOT sitting around doing nothing) AND is well on his way to graduation. On top of that, he convinces her to set some ground rules for her son regarding his computer and other belongings, such as restricting access to such 'n such on weekdays, won't let him do this 'n that, basically convincing his mom to treat him like he's in the army.
5. He tells his fiancée and her son that he's adopting him, and that her son's last name will legally be changed to his before he graduates, and that his new last name will be on his high school diploma.