Frank Abagnale

Timeline created by AamirahEdmond
  • Birth

    Frank Abagnale was born April 27, 1948 in Bronxville, New York.
  • Seperation

    Frank's parents were divorced because Frank's father was always gone. He went to live with his father at this point.
  • First crime

    Frank committed his first crime against his dad. He stole his credit card and ran up his dad's credit card bill.
  • Leaving home

    Frank left his home at the age of 16 because because of what was going on between his parents.
  • Serious crimes

    Frank got a job and quit it. Frank altered his age to make him self 10 years older and to exaggerate his education. He wrote bad checks to get money. He started impersonating people by pretending to be people, he found that he would get more money by doing this. He did this for about 4 years
  • Getting caught

    Frank got caught doing these crimes and he served time in France, the United States, and Sweden for less than 5 years.
  • Marriage

    Frank got Married to his spouse, "Kelly Ann Welbes Abagnale".
  • Found real work

    Frank found a real job as a white collar specialist. He provided information to banks about frauds and theft.
  • Helping the FBI

    Helping the FBI
    Frank began helping the FBI. He educated them on ways to prevent people from defrauding authorities.
  • Starting his company

    Frank started his own business company," Abagnale &Associates". This was to teach people how to avoid being fraud victims.
  • Catch me if you can

    Catch me if you can
    The movie "Catch me if you can" was made about his life and his memoir. He played in the movie as an Policeman