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    Frank Abagnale shined because of his great capacity to cheat and elude authoritarian figures such as police officers, bankers, and corporations. Another of the requirements to be an outlaw hero is “the outlaw hero outwits, eludes, and escapes the authorities, usually with flair, often in disguise” (Seal, 74). Leonardo DiCaprio, who represented Frank Abagnale in the movie Catch Me If You Can have said “I was playing a great actor… But his stage was the real world. He's somebody that for whatever reason puts people at ease” (DiCaprio). One of his most representative characteristics was to be too smart. He used his intelligence in order to distract people and put them in the place where he wants them to be. The way he acted, and the way he managed…

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    Frank Abagnale Analysis

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    very instance? The amount of power one has while exploiting a situation can easily be construed into doing what a person wants. A notable con artist named, Frank Abagnale, did exactly that in his earlier life. Through the use of his quick thinking & problem solving skills, Frank Abagnale could manipulate any circumstance to work in his favor. He shows us the power of having quick thinking and problem solving skills in everyday activity, no matter how important or meaningless it is. Knowing how…

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    Frank Abagnale Jr

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    Rochelle, the 1960s. High schooler Frank Abagnale Jr. idolizes his father, who's in trouble with the IRS. When his parents separate, Frank runs away to Manhattan with $25 in his checking account, vowing to regain dad's losses and get his parents back together. Just a few years later, the FBI tracks him down in France; he's extradited, tried, and jailed for passing more than $4,000,000 in bad checks. Along the way, he's posed as a Pan Am pilot, a pediatrician, and an attorney. And, from nearly…

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    Frank Abagnale born April 27 1948 as the son of a business owner, entering the world of crime as a youngster. Frank began his ways with crime when his parents divorced, having a dramatic bearing on him. Starting out with credit card and cheque schemes, he later progressed onto the impersonations of many white collar professionals including airline pilots, creating an international trail. To this day Frank Abagnale is one of the world’s most respected authorities on forgery, embezzlement and…

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    Why Is Catch Me Wrong

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    In the movie “Catch me if you can” Frank Abagnale Jr. did some things that were not right. Even though some people may not agree with me, I think Frank Abagnale did not do the right thing. Foremost I believe what Frank did was wrong by lying to people about who he was and what he supposedly did in the past. Second, he emotionally abused people that he knew, in particular Brenda and Roger Strong. Most importantly, he stole money from the bank by cashing in fake cheques. I believe, Frank…

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    Before Frank Abagnale became one of the most well-known impostors on the list, he spent his childhood in New York City and was especially close to his father. However, Frank’s stable younger life ended early at the age of sixteen, when his mother decided to leave his father and worked to her independence. Frank’s life was turned upside-down, he ran away from home. With little in his bank account and no formal education, Frank found out no one would take him seriously and offer him a decent job.…

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    Catch Me If You Can follows the young con artist called Frank William Abagnale Jr., as he escapes the misery of his parents’ divorce. From being a pilot to a lawyer to a doctor, Frank did this all before he was even 19, employing the tactics that he learned from his father. Frank is continually pursued by an FBI agent called Carl Handratty. Frank is also picked on at his new school for dressing up, which leads him to his first impersonation: a substitute teacher. When his parents are informed,…

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    you can, is a true story based on Frank Abagnale Junior’s life.…

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    Ahi Tuna Kiting There have been several stories about people circumventing the check cashing system for over one hundred years and several people were incarcerated for numerous years while committing related crimes including fraud. One notable example is Frank Abagnale Jr. who is portrayed in the movie “Catch Me If You Can” and shows how fraud was committed by floating checks and forgery. An employee of Ahi Corporation has suggested a scheme to utilize the postal system for receiving interest…

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    The movie, Catch me if you can, presents Frank Abagnale, Jr. (Leonardo DiCaprio) who is an intense forger. Frank Abagnale Jr. starts out being a happy boy living with his mom and dad in a wealthy home. Soon things take a turn and Mr. Abagnale (Christopher Walken) – Frank Abagnale’s father – has been kicked out of the luxurious home and has been forced to move into a tiny apartment. Frank Abagnale’s wife is such a “gold digger”. Once she sees that Frank has gone bankrupt and has no more money,…

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