rank W. Abagnale is one of the
world's most respected authorities on the subjects of forgery,
embezzlement and secure documents. For over forty years
he has lectured to and consulted with hundreds of financial
institutions, corporations and government agencies around the world.
Mr. Abagnale has been associated with
the FBI for over four decades. He lectures extensively at the FBI
Academy and for the field offices of the Federal Bureau of
Investigation. He is a faculty member at the National Advocacy
Center (NAC) which is operated by the Department of Justice,
Executive Office for United States Attorneys. More than 14,000 financial institutions,
corporations and law enforcement agencies use his fraud prevention
programs. In 1998, he was selected as a distinguished member
of "Pinnacle 400" by CNN Financial News. Today Mr. Abagnale is a member of the Board of Editors for Bank Fraud and IT
Security, as well as the Financial Fraud Law Report.
Today the majority of Mr. Abagnale's work is for the U. S.
government. His company does not sell products or provide services,
with the exception of his public speaking engagements, which are
handled through Keppler Speakers (www.kepplerspeakers.com)
in Washington, DC.
Mr. Abagnale neither grants media
interviews nor comments on ongoing criminal investigations.
Mr. Abagnale believes that because punishment for fraud and recovery of
stolen funds are so rare, prevention is the only viable course of
Frank W. Abagnale Speaks at a Dallas
High School Baccalaureate.
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Frank Abagnale and Watson discuss how IBM is tackling security for the cognitive era. Click here.
Cybersecurity and Fraud Detection Luminary Ori Eisen Unveils Stealth Security Startup Trusona.
Cybersecurity Veteran Brings World Closer to a Secure Internet with Trusona; Legendary Fraud Specialist Frank Abagnale Joins Team as Advisor. See press release dated 1/19/2016. Click here (pdf).
Frank Abagnale speaks at CivilServiceLive on October 6, 2015 in London. Click here.
Frank Abagnale Named AARP Ambassador. See press release dated 8/26/2015. Click here (pdf).
Frank W. Abagnale is teaming up with AARP’s Fraud Watch Network to give
folks important information about how to protect themselves and their loved
ones from fraud and scams. Take this quiz to test your knowledge! Go to aarp.org/CatchtheConQuiz
And check out AARP's Fraud Watch Network for more tips and resources.
Go to aarp.org/FraudWatchNetwork
Frank Abagnale and Ori Eisen on tour for Experian in Sao Paulo, Sydney, Hong Kong, London, Madrid, Johannesburg and Milan. View video.
Frank Abagnale spoke to all 50 state Attorneys General at the winter meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General in Washington, DC on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Mr. Abagnale also was the keynote speaker at the summer meeting of NAAG held in Fort Lauderdale. Mr. Abagnale talked about cybercrime, fraud and other white collar crimes.
Frank Abagnale, keynote speaker, 2015 Medal of Honor Gala, January 9, 2015. The event was to honor all Medal of Honor recipients of which 15 were in attendance.
Abagnale was the commencement speaker at Southern Illinois
University on May 11, 2013. There were 20,000 in attendance and
May 1, 2013 Frank W. Abagnale was the keynote speaker for the
Longhouse Council Boy Scouts of America Boypower 2013 annual
fundraiser. He drew the largest audience in the 48 year history
of this annual event. The dinner tickets were $250.00 per
person. It was a sell out, raising over $420,000.00. Fifty pure
silver coins were minted for the occasion and auctioned.
Abagnale, Jr. treated the audience at Catch Me If You Can The
Musical to a special question and answer session about his
fascinating life story after last night's performance!
Cadillac Theater Chicago 4/13/13.
||Frank Abagnale Speaks
at Aging Committee Hearing on Preventing Elder Financial Abuse.
||Frank W. Abagnale on
the Red Chair with CNN.com June 1, 2012.
||May 10, 2012 -
Frank Abagnale talks online privacy with Headline News.
|Frank W. Abagnale
joins the Advisory Board of World Wings International until
World Wings International Inc., is the philanthropic
organization of former flight attendants of Pan American World
Airways. A 501(c)(3) charitable organization, World Wings
International raises funds for a variety of charities in the
United States and overseas, through CARE and through various
charities sponsored by its individual chapters. World Wings also
supports activities that preserve Pan Am's extraordinary history
and the many contributions its flight attendants made to
creating "The World's Most Experienced Airline."
||November 1, 2010 -
Frank W. Abagnale signs a two year contract as a consultant to
Intuit's Small Business Division.
||Most recent article on
Frank W. Abagnale. September 2010.
Summary of Frank W. Abagnale's fraud seminar.
here (3.9 MB PDF file).
Frank Abagnale helped develop and design highly secure packaging
for gift cards for M T & L Card Products and Fulfillment
Interview with Frank W. Abagnale and psychologist, Dr. Paul
Jenkins on ethics and family values conducted on November 12,
2008. Click here to
download (56 MB MP3 file).
Through the courtesy of Soundview Executive Book Summaries, a
synopsis of Mr. Abagnale's recent book, "Stealing Your Life", is
now available (click
here). For more information on Soundview Executive Book
Summaries, go to
Signature on High-Security Paper by Standard Register Will Help
Thwart Document Crime, Check Forgery.
See press release for more information.
||Frank W. Abagnale was
selected as one of the 15 Differentiators in Retail by the
editorial board of RIS News.
December 2006 cover story.
||Frank W. Abagnale's
new book, "Stealing Your Life" is due out April, 2007 from
Random House/Broadway Books. See
press release for more information.
engagements and presentations by Frank W. Abagnale are handled
exclusively by Keppler Speakers (www.kepplerspeakers.com).
Please contact Mr. Gary McManis at (703) 516-4000 or by e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. Abagnale's offices do
not handle speaking engagements.
|After years of
designing secure government and corporate checks, Frank Abagnale
designs the SuperBusinessCheck for small to medium size
companies as well as a very secure personal check for consumers,
wealth, private banking and mutual funds customers. Check out
||September 04' Frank W.
Abagnale joined the Editorial Board of the "Bank Fraud & IT
Security Report" Published by Thomson/Pratt.
||July 2004. Frank W.
Abagnale was selected as the national spokesperson by the
Association of Insurance Commissioners for the "Stop. Call.
Confirm" campaign to fight fake insurance.
- Advisor to 41st Parameter (www.the41.com) since its inception in 2004. Since the acquisition of 41st Parameter by Experian in 2013, Mr. Abagnale continues his role as an advisor.
- Partnering with Ori Eisen (founder of 41st Parameter), Mr. Abagnale continues his role as an advisor in creation of a new technology called Trusona (www.Trusona.com). Trusona was incorporated in May 2015.
- Standard Register Company--since the early 1980s worked with
and developed security features used on car titles, birth
certificates, doctors’ prescription pads, negotiable
instruments, packaging and luxury items.
- Novell--helped develop identity management software used by
thousands of corporations, governments and financial
- Affinion Group—helped develop PrivacyGuard, a credit
monitoring service now used by over 6 million Americans, as well
as in Canada and the United Kingdom.
- ADP—designed their current payroll check issued more than 800
million times a year for the payrolls of thousands of
First Data Corp (FDC)—designed the Integrated Payment
Systems (IPS) Check currently the official bank check of over
3,000 financial institutions.
Safechecks, Inc.—designed the SuperCheck and SuperBusiness
Check considered to be the most secure checks in the world and
used by thousands of municipalities, mortgage companies, title
and escrow offices, and corporations.
- Appleton Papers—designed the Frank W. Abagnale signature
watermark paper. One of the most secure papers in the world with
numerous security features built into the paper stock and
distributed exclusively by Standard Register Company, USA.
- Audemars Piguet—designed the anti-counterfeiting technology
incorporated in one of the world’s most luxurious watches.
- Leigh-Mardon (Australia)—one of the world’s most
sophisticated secure document printers and manufacturer of
credit cards and smart cards. Helped design the Australian
passport, Australian postal money order and numerous official
international bank checks.
- The 41st Parameter—partnered with and help develop ImageMask—software
that digitally blocks information on checks and documents from
being seen online. This technology is used by some of the
nation’s largest banks.
- Staples, Inc.—partnered with the world’s largest office
supply store bringing security products and solutions to their
consumer and business customers.
- Sanford uni-ball—helped develop the uni-ball 207 writing
instrument. The only pen in the world that cannot be altered by
chemicals or solvents. Over 20 million sold annually in the
United States alone.
- In the past 31 years Mr. Abagnale has worked with 65% of the
Fortune 500 Companies in America.
- Author of three books on white collar crime and identity
theft—“The Art of the Steal”, “The Real U Guide to Identity
Theft”, and “Stealing Your Life”
- Designed SequrZ secure number font used by thousands of
corporations, government agencies and financial institutions to
secure the written and dollar amounts on negotiable instruments.
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"I did not make
this film about Frank Abagnale because of what he did . . but
because of what he has done with his life the past 30 years."