SCAM ME IF YOU CAN
Simple strategies to Outsmart Today's Ripoff Artists
Frank Abagnale, whose life as a con man was depicted in the bestselling memoir and hit movie Catch Me If You Can, reveals the methods used by the world's most skillful con artists to steal billions each year from unsuspecting people, and teaches five simple rules that will help us protect our money.
- The one type of photo you should never post on social media.
- The only conditions under which you should use WiFi networks at the airport.
- The best way to protect your phone from being hacked.
- The only time you should use an ATM.
Explaining his simple but counterintuitive rules to protect yourself, Abagnale also makes use of his insider intel to paint a picture of cybercrimes that haven't become widespread yet.
A former professional impostor and the author of the bestselling memoir Catch Me If You Can, as well as The Art of the Steal and Stealing Your Life, Frank Abagnale is one of the world's most respected authorities on the subjects of fraud, forgery, and cybersecurity. A world-renowned consultant for more than four decades, he lectures at the FBI's Academy and field offices and consults with major corporate clients such as AARP, Experian, Intuit, and LexisNexis.