While technology may make it easier to track down criminals, cyberspace has spawned a skyrocketing number of ways to commit crime, much of it untraceable. In fact, punishment for fraud, much less recovery of stolen funds, is a rare occurrence. Prevention is the best form of protection.
Frank Abagnale, former con artist and bestselling author of Catch Me If You Can, reveals the mindboggling tricks of the scam trade with advice that has made him one of Americas most sought after fraudprevention experts. Drawn from his twentyfiveyear career on the other side of the law, The Art of the Steal provides eyeopening stories of true scams with tips on how they could have been avoided.