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"Why do the Yankees always win? The other team can't stop looking at the pinstripes." -- Frank Abagnale
Frank William Abagnale, Jr. (born April 27, 1948) is an American security consultant best known for his history as a former confidence trickster, cheque forger, skilled impostor, and escape artist. He became notorious in the 1960s for successfully passing US$2.5 million worth of meticulously forged checks across 26 countries over the course of five years, beginning when he was 16 years old. In the process, he claimed to have assumed no fewer than eight separate identities, successfully impersonating an airline pilot, a doctor, a Bureau of Prisons agent, and a lawyer. He escaped from police custody twice (once from a taxiing airliner and once from a US federal penitentiary), all before he was 21 years old.

Abagnale's life story provided the inspiration for the feature film Catch Me If You Can, very loosely based on his ghostwritten autobiography of the same name. He is currently a consultant and lecturer at the academy and field offices for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He also runs Abagnale & Associates, a financial fraud consultancy company.

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Total Books: 7
Scam Me If You Can Simple Strategies to Outsmart Today's Ripoff Artists
Catch Me If You Can
2005 - Catch Me If You Can (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781840187168
ISBN-10: 1840187166
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 5

Catch Me If You Can  The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit
Catch Me If You Can CD  The Amazing True Story of the Youngest and Most Daring Con Man in the History of Fun and Profit
Catch Me If You Can
1986 - Catch Me If You Can (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780671640910
ISBN-10: 0671640917
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Catch Me If You Can
1982 - Catch Me If You Can (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780671462871
ISBN-10: 0671462873
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4

Catch Me If You Can
1982 - Catch Me If You Can (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780671431457
ISBN-10: 0671431455
Genre: Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 3

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