It's amazing to me that we live in such a wonderful country where anyone can have a problem in life and get up, dust themselves off and start all over again.

Frank Abagnale

Frank Abagnale

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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I was a millionaire twice over and half again before I was twenty-one. I stole every nickel of it and blew the bulk of the bundle on fine threads, gourmet foods, luxurious lodgings, fantastic foxes, fine wheels, and other sensual goodies.

Mostly, cybercriminals are motivated to commit crime for financial gain.

If you took a child in London and took their iPhone and took them somewhere else in the country, they'd probably not be able to find their way back. That's a shame.

What I did in my youth is hundreds of times easier today. Technology breeds crime.

In the old days, a con man would be good looking, suave, well dressed, well spoken and presented themselves real well. Those days are gone because it's not necessary. The people committing these crimes are doing them from hundreds of miles away.

I'm a true believer that you have a moral obligation to keep your employees honest, and that is why you have controls, so I'm never tempted or put in a position where I could do something to defraud my employer.

If you tell me your name and date of birth, that's all I need to steal your identity.

I make my home in Tulsa.

I served my time and came out of prison when I was just 26 and have worked with the government for 37 years. But people only remember me for what I did before that.

I use a credit card for everything - and I choose one of the ones which gives you money back.

You have to be smarter and a wiser businessperson and consumer. You have to learn to protect yourself through education.

Airline pilots are men to be admired and respected. Men to be trusted. Men of means. And you don't expect an airline pilot to be a local resident. Or a check swindler.

Every form of payment has some risk associated with it.

There's no such thing as a foolproof system. That idea fails to take into account the creativity of fools.