Frank Abagnale Biography
A globally recognized expert on security, forgery and cyber-crimes, former confidence trickster, Abagnale’s advice has proved invaluable to governments and to private companies including AT&T, the FBI and Visa.
Over 40 years Abagnale has developed procedures and programs that are used by more than 14,000 global financial institutions, corporations and government agencies.
- Author, consultant and lecturer
- Confidence trickster, forger, and impostor turned trusted government advisor
- Lecturer at the FBI Academy
- The subject of Hollywood blockbuster ‘Catch Me If You Can’
Combining fascinating experiences and unique insight, Abagnale presents in English
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Testimonials for Frank Abagnale
“He kept the audience laughing, crying, amazed and terrified for a total of 60 minutes.”
“The GWSAE audience was absolutely enthralled during your speech. I’ve never heard such unanimous comments – superb, great, ‘I loved the speaker’ – for any speaker we have had!”
“Captivated-almost hypnotized that is the best way I can describe how 400 ADP associates reacted to your performance at the Short Hills Hilton. I have heard you speak several times over the years, but never have I seen an audience so totally consumed by your every word.”
Frank Abagnale‘s Topics
Catch Me If You Can
Frank Abagnale provides entertaining insight into his life as the notorious imposter of the 1960s; a thrilling story told in the award-winning movie and Broadway musical, Catch Me If You Can. By age 21, Abagnale was known as America’s most gifted con man, successfully impersonating an airline pilot, pediatrician, stockbroker, college professor, and assistant attorney general, all while cashing $2.5 million in forged checks. Audiences will experience an emotional roller coaster ride as motivational speaker Frank Abagnale describes his escapades and reveals how he learned to live on the right side of the law.
Fraud Seminar: The Art of the Steal
In this unique seminar, con man turned crime stopper Frank Abagnale provides the latest information to protect institutions, associations and corporations from embezzlement, forgery, counterfeit currency, check fraud, identity theft, and Internet fraud. He describes white collar crime techniques, liability concerns under the new Uniform Commercial Code, and demonstrates the latest document features and equipment. Abagnale combines his expertise with anecdotes from his time as one of the world’s most successful con men, for a timely, insightful and informative presentation.
Stealing Your Life: Identity Theft
Frank Abagnale brings your audience up-to-date on the latest techniques and methods used in the crime of identity theft. Abagnale will give your organization an insider’s knowledge of the critically important topic of identity management. Based on his best-selling book, Stealing Your Life, chosen as one of the Top 30 Best Business Books by the New York Times the year it was published, his in-depth look at the business of identity theft is invaluable to companies, corporations, financial institutions, small businesses and individuals.