1482675 story Tech Fraud Beating Out Social Engineering 102 Posted by Zonk on Friday May 12, 2006 @09:26PM from the is-this-good-or-bad-i-can't-tell dept. The Walking Dude writes "BBC News asked Frank Abagnale if technology is driving the old-school conman into extinction. 'Mr Abagnale really ought to know', as the 2002 movie Catch Me If You Can was based on his life. He served five years of a 12 year prison sentence for check fraud before being offered a job with the FBI. 'There may, after all, be life in the old con yet.'"