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Frank Abagnale Offers Tips on How to Stop Scammers in Their Tracks


Between the ages of 16 and 21, Frank Abagnale successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a doctor and cashed millions in fraudulent checks.  His exploits were depicted in the movie Catch Me If You Can. 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 authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents. Now, he’s joined forces with the AARP Fraud Watch Network to help you learn how to spot and avoid scams so you can protect yourself and your family.

Listen to a recent tele-town hall recording of AARP in discussion with Frank W. Abagnale, the Federal Trade Commission, and Georgia Department of Law Consumer Protection Unit on how to protect yourself from identity theft:



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