The Art of the Steal

The Art of the Steal by Frank William Abagnale

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Frank William Abagnale

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Frank William Abagnale Jr.

(born April 27, 1948, Bronxville, New York, USA) is an American documentary security expert, better known for his daring crimes committed back in the 1960s ... With a special talent and penchant for fraud, at the age of 16, he begins to forge checks and cash them throughout the country and beyond. For five years of criminal activity, his fake checks totaling $ 2.5 million were in circulation in 26 countries around the world. Hiding from criminal prosecution, Abagnale showed amazing abilities in reincarnation, posing as an airline pilot, professor of sociology, doctor, lawyer, etc.

They were able to catch the fraudster only in 1969 in France. After being extradited to the United States, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison, but served only part of the sentence. The Federal Bureau of Investigation engaged him to cooperate in identifying counterfeits in circulation, as well as their manufacturers. Abagnale still lectures at the FBI Academy, and also provides advice to the largest corporations and official institutions of various states.

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Frank William Abagnale Jr. (born April 27, 1948, Bronxville, New York, USA) is an American documentary security expert, better known for his daring crimes committed back in the 1960s ... With a special talent and penchant for fraud, at the age of 16, he begins to forge checks and cash them throughout the country and beyond. For five years of criminal activity, his fake checks totaling $ 2.5 million were in circulation in 26 countries around the world. Hiding from criminal prosecution, Abagnale showed amazing abilities in reincarnation, posing as an airline pilot, professor of sociology, doctor, lawyer, etc. They were able to catch the fraudster only in 1969 in France. After being extradited to the United States, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison, but served only part of the sentence. The Federal Bureau of Investigation engaged him to cooperate in identifying counterfeits in circulation, as well as their manufacturers. Abagnale still lectures at the FBI Academy, and also provides advice to the largest corporations and official institutions of various states.