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In Richardson on Aug. 15, Catch Frank Abagnale, Expert on Outsmarting Con Artists

Posted on 08/06/19 by Mark Hollis

Between the ages of 16 and 21, Frank W. Abagnale successfully posed as an airline pilot, an attorney, a doctor and cashed millions in fraudulent checks. He got caught and his exploits were depicted in the movie, Catch Me If You Can, starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

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For more than 40 years, Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists. Now he is coming to Richardson for a presentation on learning to spot and avoid scams so you can protect yourself and your family. AARP is committed to safeguarding Americans’ financial futures which is why we have the AARP Fraud Watch Network. It is a free resource to help you protect yourself and your family from ID theft and scams.

Abagnale is one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents. AARP Fraud Watch Network is bringing him to Richardson to help you learn how to spot and avoid scams so you can protect yourself and your family.

An Evening with Frank Abagnale takes place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 at the Eisemann Center 2351 Performance Dr. Richardson, 75082.

This free event is open to the public, but registration is required. Parking is $5 self-park, $10 valet or take the DART Train to Galatyn Park Station.

To register, visit or call 1-877-926-8300. Before the event find out how fraud smart you really are by taking the Catch the Con Quiz.

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