Video Interview: Why You Can Take Fraud Advice From This Ex-ConFormer Fraudster Brett Johnson Shares Intel on How to Stop Common Schemes
It's a fair question: Can you trust the fraud advice you're given from a former fraudster? Especially one who's betrayed law enforcement before? Brett Johnson says he's abandoned crime for good, and he shares insight on the types of fraud schemes he once practiced.
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Johnson, a former FBI most wanted criminal, keynotes the San Francisco Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit on July 10, revealing insights from his former crime career.
In a video interview at the Chicago Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Johnson discusses:
- How he now works with law enforcement and businesses to fight fraud;
- Why he believes he's done with crime;
- How organizations can improve their fundamental fraud defenses.
Former United States Most Wanted, Johnson, referred to by the United States Secret Service as "The Original Internet Godfather" was a central figure in the cybercrime world for almost 20 years. He founded and was the leader of Counterfeitlibrary.com and Shadowcrew.com. Working alongside the top cybercriminals of our time, he helped design, implement and refine modern identity theft, ATO fraud, card-not-present fraud, IRS tax fraud and countless other social engineering attacks, breaches and hacking operations. Since his release from prison, he has striven to help others avoid the types of crime he used to commit.