Inside the Mind of a Con Artist

Posted on 08/26/20 by Pam Dube

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Deep within the internet is the Dark Web, a space where criminals can anonymously buy and sell illegal goods and private information. Known as the “Internet Godfather,” Brett Johnson created one of the dark web’s first online stores where criminals and scammers bought stolen credit cards, Social Security numbers, drugs and guns. Eventually, he was caught and convicted. Now, after serving seven years in prison, Brett works to stop criminal enterprise and consults for the Secret Service and the cybersecurity industry.

After serving seven years in prison, Brett turned his back on criminal enterprise and became a consultant for the Secret Service and the cybersecurity industry and now he is sharing his knowledge of cyber crimes with AARP members.

Join AARP New Hampshire on October 22 at 12 pm for a rare look inside the mind of a former dark web mastermind, and learn what you can do to protect yourself and the people you care about from scams and fraud.

Click here to register.

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