For over four decades, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists and now he’s coming to Las Vegas on September 14 from 6-8pm to help learn how to spot and avoid scams to protect our families. As one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents, Abagnale recently has joined forces with AARP as the AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador.

Frank Abagnale Las VegasBetween the ages of 16 and 21, Abagnale successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a doctor and cashed millions in fraudulent checks. In case you didn’t read the best-selling book…spoiler alert…he got caught and his exploits were depicted in the movie Catch Me If You Can starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Today, Abagnale is an expert on the subject of identity theft, has written three books on the subject and served as a consultant to some of the largest companies in the world on the subject of cybercrime.

Details on this event for the public are below:

  • WHAT: Join AARP Nevada and the AARP Fraud Watch Network for a presentation by Frank W. Abagnale on protecting yourself and your family from identity theft. The event is FREE. His advice is invaluable.
  • WHO: Frank W. Abagnale, one of the world’s leading con artist experts, and newly named AARP Fraud Watch Network Ambassador.
  • WHEN:  Thursday, September 14, 2017 – 6-8pm
  • WHERE: Gold Coast Hotel & Casino, Arizona Ballroom
  • RSVP: Members of the public may register for this free event by RSVPing to 1-877-926-8300 or at