A Hero's Story: Frank Abagnale Jr.

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Frank Abagnale Jr gained a bad name in the United States for his crimes fraud, forgery and swindling. He was then hired by the FBI as an expert on forgery and document theft. He wrote about 2.5 million dollars in bad checks from the age 16 to 21. The movie “Catch Me If You Can” tells of Frank Abagnale Jr and his interesting life. Frank Abagnale Jr an FBI agent with expertise in forgery and document theft, has traveled an unlikely path towards the hero’s journey.
Every hero begins his journey in the ordinary world. Frank Abagnale Jr. ordinary world started when he was born on April 27, 1948, in Bronxville, New York. Abagnale was the third of four children, his parents were Paulette Abagnale and Frank Abagnale Sr. His parents met in Algiers
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Frank was thinking about refusing the offer that the government gave him because he was hard headed but Frank thought about it and took the job. Frank worked with the FBI for more than 30 years as one of the world’s foremost experts on document fraud, check swindling, forgery and embezzlement. He also started his own company, Abagnale & Associates, which teaches others how to avoid becoming fraud victims. And Abagnale wrote the books The Art of the Steal (2001) and Stealing Your Life (2007), both the books are about fraud prevention. In 2002, Steven Spielberg made a film about Abagnale's life, Catch Me If You Can, based on the aforementioned memoir. The movie later inspired a Broadway musical version which ran for several months in 2011 at the Neil Simon Theatre. Frank Abagnale Jr. quotes that “There is no technology today that cannot be defeated by social engineering.” then he quotes “I taught at the FBI for four decades - how to think outside of the box and deal with social engineering.” (Abagnale Quotes.” BrainyQuote, Xplore)
Frank’s return to elixir is when he started a family and was happy like when he was when he was a kid. Frank met his wife while he was on a undercover mission for the FBI. Frank lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with his wife Kelly. They have three sons, Scott, Chris, and Sean. Joe Shea is the FBI agent that mentored Frank Abagnale in the FBI and also was a big part on catching him. The two stayed close friends until Joe died in 2005 at the age of
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