To dream of a con artist represents an aspect of yourself that is leaves others feeling embarrassed or stupid. Feeling cared about or lucky before being left with none of it. Being made to feel that nothing is wrong or that everything is perfect before being embarrassed. Feeling played, manipulated, or taken advantage of.
To dream of being a con artist represents your ability to manipulate or “play” a situation or relationship. The dream may be reflecting a lack of conscience or your attempt to embarrass someone. Intentionally leading someone on.