Frank Abagnale is known for his history as a former conman & trickster, check forger, imposter & escape artist. He became notorious in the 1960s for passing 2.5 million worth of forged checks across 26 countries over the course of 5 years, beginning when he was 16. He was an airline pilot, a doctor, a U.S. Bureau of Prisons agent, and a lawyer. Abagnale's life story provided the inspiration for the feature film Catch Me If You Can, based on his book of the same name. Currently a consultant.