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Catch Me if You Can: The True Story of a Real Fake Characters & Character Analysis

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Important People

Frank Abagnale, Jr.

Frank W. Abagnale is not only one of the most notorious white-collar criminals in history, but he takes pride in that fact as well. He gleefully reports that a former Chief of Police from Houston, Texas once said, "Frank Abagnale could write a check on toilet paper, drawn on the Confederate States Treasury, sign it 'U.R. Hooked' and cash it at any bank in town, using a Hong Kong driver's license for identification" (Chap. 6, p. 116). Frank considers such statements to be compliments and takes obvious pleasure in his success as a con man. For this reason, it is difficult to believe that Frank has reformed, despite his lengthy track record as an honest citizen.

Frank's criminal career begins when he is only sixteen years old and ends when he is twenty-one. In those six years, Frank nets millions of dollars in stolen...

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