— Just a few weeks ago, AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador, Frank Abagnale, spoke to a sell-out crowd at USM in Portland about scam and fraud prevention. Abagnale, who has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists for more than four decades, provided his expert knowledge on scams, and identity theft.  He also shared details about his amazing story which was made into a movie called “Catch Me If You Can” starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks based on Abagnale’s book …

— Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity gets stolen. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network – to arm people of all ages with the tools they need to spot and avoid scams. Frank Abagnale knows all the scams from the inside. Between the ages of 16 and 21, Abagnale successfully posed as an airplane pilot, an attorney, a doctor and cashed millions in fraudulent checks. His exploits were depicted in the movie ‘Catch Me If You Can,’ starring Leonardo DiCaprio. …

— April 20, 2017 Contact: Jane Margesson AARP Maine Communications Director 229-5628 or jmargesson@aarp.org   AARP Maine Hosts World Fraud Expert, Frank Abagnale, at Portland Scam Awareness Event 500+ residents, members of law enforcement, state agency reps attend PORTLAND:  AARP Maine held their largest scam awareness event to date this evening, designed to raise awareness about scams and fraud.  The featured speaker was Frank W. Abagnale, Jr., an expert on outsmarting con artists whose story was portrayed in the feature film …

— Between the ages of 16 and 21, he successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a doctor, and cashed millions of dollars in fraudulent checks.  In case you didn’t read the bestselling book–spoiler alert–he got caught, and his exploits were depicted in the blockbuster movie Catch Me if You Can starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. For over 40 years, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists.  He is one of the world’s most respected …

— 2017 started off with a bang! Our team of staff and volunteers has worked tirelessly to protect programs that impact 50+ Mainers at the state and federal levels. We implemented new programming in many communities in an effort to connect more directly with our members. We expanded our Age-Friendly Community Network to 30 over communities across Maine and we continue to boast more age-friendly communities than any other state in the nation. As you will see, much of this year’s …

— AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale offers lessons on avoiding scams and protecting against fraud and ID theft ONE NIGHT ONLY! AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale, who has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists for more than four decades, will offer his expert knowledge to the general public at a free event at USM in Portland on April 20th.  Registration is required and we urge you to register early before we sell out. We are …

— AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale offers lessons on avoiding scams and protecting against fraud and ID theft AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale — who has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists for more than four decades and is one of the world’s most respected authorities on identity theft — will offer his expert knowledge to the general public at an event in Melrose in November. Abagnale, who was portrayed by actor Leonardo DiCaprio …

— AARP Oklahoma presents Movie in the Park, “Catch Me If You Can”, at Guthrie Green on Thursday, September 8, 2016. Bring your chairs and blankets for the free movie, plus free gourmet popcorn and beverages courtesy of AARP Oklahoma. “Catch Me If You Can” is the true story about Frank Abagnale, Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) who worked as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline — all before his 18th birthday. A master of deception, he was also …

— Catch the world’s leading expert on outsmarting con artists… on Facebook! Identity theft expert Frank W. Abagnale is partnering with AARP Fraud Watch Network to help protect you and your family so you learn to spot and avoid scams. Join AARP Oklahoma Wednesday, August 31 at 3:30pm CST for a one hour teletown hall presented on Facebook. To take part, go to https://www.facebook.com/AARPOK/ where you can watch and ask questions in real time. Last year alone, there were more than …

— Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has teamed with nationally renowned security expert and AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador Frank Abagnale for a campaign to raise public awareness of frauds and scams. The campaign includes public service announcements and social media content featuring videotaped comments from both Abagnale and Sam Olens. Abagnale is the former con artist whose story was portrayed by the popular book and 2002 movie, “Catch Me If You Can.”  For the past four decades Abagnale has consulted …