Frank Abagnale is one of the world's most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and secure documents. For more than 35 years, Frank Abagnale has worked with, advised and consulted with hundreds of financial institutions, corporations and government agencies around the world and continues to advise and consult on the PrivacyGuard service.
Frank Abagnale's rare blend of knowledge and expertise began more than 40 years ago when he was known as one of the world's most famous confidence men, famously depicted in his best-selling book Catch Me If You Can (later made into a film, and a Tony Award winning play). Apprehended by the French police at the age of 21, Frank Abagnale served time in the French, Swedish and U.S. prison systems. After 5 years, he was released on the condition that he help the U.S. government by teaching and assisting federal law enforcement agencies.
Frank Abagnale has now been associated with the FBI for over 35 years. More than 14,000 financial institutions, corporations and law enforcement agencies use his fraud protection programs. In 1998, he was selected as a distinguished member of the "Pinnacle 400" by CNN Financial News.
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Designed ADP's current payroll check issued more than 800 million times annually by thousands of corporations.
Designed the Frank W. Abagnale signature watermark paper, which includes numerous built-in security features, making it one of the most secure papers in the world.
First Data Corporation
Designed FDC's Integrated Payment Systems Check, currently the official bank check of more than 3,000 financial institutions.
Helped design the current high security check used by millions of small businesses through QuickBooks and Quicken.
Helped develop identity management software used by thousands of corporations, governments and financial institutions.
Consultant for one of the world's leading credit monitoring and identity theft protection services, currently used by nearly 4 million consumers.
Designed the SuperCheck® and SuperBusiness Check, considered to be the most secure check in the world and used by thousands of municipalities, mortgage companies, title and escrow offices and corporations.
Standard Register Company
Worked with and developed security features used on car titles, birth certificates, prescription pads, negotiable instruments, packaging and luxury items.
The 41st Parameter
Partnered with and helped develop ImageMask, software that digitally blocks information on checks and documents from being seen online.
Helped develop the uni-ball 207, the only pen in the world with ink that cannot be altered by chemicals or solvents.