Among the red flags are unexplained and implausible charges for: Indeed, some expenditures will stand out dramatically (it's tough to justify Victoria's Secret purchases for a client), but others might not be such obvious markers. In the case of an unusually expensive gas bill, for example, ask about it and listen for nonsensical excuses.
"They eventually got divorced and he married the mistress.
Fifteen years later, the new wife came to me, saying, 'I know my husband is cheating' and brought the credit card statements that proved it.
Not all are tripped up by the scent of an unfamiliar cologne or perfume, however.
Many are found out by their fishy charging and spending habits.
I had to smile.'" See related: How to cope when spouse's secret debts come to light, Divorce and debt: Advice on dividing up, paying off debt, Resist racking up debt to get back at cheating spouse We encourage an active and insightful conversation among our users.