Identity Theft Expert Frank W. Abagnale to Share Insights on Avoiding Fraud and Scams on December 6th

EDISON-The world’s leading authority on outsmarting con artists will visit the Garden State on December 6th to share insights on spotting and avoiding scams and help families protect themselves from fraud and identity theft.

Frank W. Abagnale has joined forces with the AARP Fraud Watch Network and AARP New Jersey to present a free public program on identity theft beginning at 6p.m. Tuesday, December 6th at the Ellora in Edison.

For over four decades, 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.

Between the ages of 16 and 21, 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 starring Leonardo DiCaprio. Today, Abagnale is an expert on the subject of identity theft, has written three books on the subject and served as a consultant to some of the largest companies in the world on the subject of cybercrime.

“New Jersey residents will have a rare opportunity to hear from one of the world’s foremost experts on fraud,” said AARP New Jersey Communications Director Jeff Abramo. “His advice on how to protect yourself from identity theft and cybercrime is invaluable.”

This free event is full, but pre-registration to the live webstream of the event remains open. To register visit