About the Author

Frank Abagnale

Frank Abagnale is an internationally renowned fraud expert and consultant, and, in his youth, a master forger and confidence man. The best-selling author of Catch Me If You Can, Abagnale's exploits are the subject of the hit movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks and directed by Steven Spielberg.

Articles by Frank Abagnale

Protecting Your Company Against Check Fraud

Retail Fraud

Protecting Your Company Against Check Fraud

The recent growth in check fraud has reached epidemic proportions, leaving no individual, company, or municipality immune. More than 1.2 million worthless checks enter the banking system each day. The Nilson Report advises that annual check fraud losses now exceed $20 billion, which is up from $12 billion in 1996

Identity Theft – A Growing Epidemic of Fraud

Retail Fraud

Identity Theft – A Growing Epidemic of Fraud

 

The fastest growing financial crimes in America today are check fraud and identity theft. The Nilson Report estimates check fraud losses to be about $20 billion a year. The American Bankers Association has stated that check fraud is growing 25 percent per year.

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