How to Disappear has ratings and 72 reviews. Frank M. Ahearn geeft in dit boek praktische tips hoe veilig(er) om te gaan met persoonlijke gegevens;. 23 May When life becomes too much, Frank Ahearn can help you disappear. He’s not cheap; this New York-based skip-tracer turned skip-maker. 4 Jun Frank Ahearn calls himself a “digital hit man” — if your reputation is He made his name in with his book How To Disappear, which.

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How to Disappear

Technology is going to change, privacy is going to change and this is not what I want to do for the rest of my life. Can you really disappear these days?

Inwhen news broke of President Bill Clinton’s dalliance with a White House intern, Ahearn was hired to find her. But you know something? As an author, I found this to be an invaluable guide to what it would take to disappear. Our digital life has become more important than our home or work life.

Frank M. Ahearn | How to Disappear | How to Find People

For example, to illustrate the dangers of social networking, the author presents a story in which he was hired to bust an insurance fraud of a truck driver faking back injury, pretending to be unfit for work.

So I called my client and said, “Listen, this is as good as it gets,” and he said, “Watch the news later tonight. More as I read. People and their plastic stories: Disa;pear going to sit around at a bar with your newfound friends and in walks a high school friend you haven’t seen in 20 years auearn starts calling you by a different name. I’d give this a 3.


So my process is, whoever is hunting my client is better than me. He takes neither credit nor debit cards.

How to Disappear: Erase your Digital Footprint, Leave False Trails, and Vanish without A Trace

It’s a show in which teams of “fugitives” are sent on the run, and another team tracks them. That clearly shows this guy has no idea how social media marketing works IMO.

What kind of idiot says that in an open email? My favorite childhood genre was mysteries. In the process of making someone disappear he talks about his career as a skip tracer or someone who was hired to track down others.

At some point he claims that if people can get into your house they can find all kinds of information that you have attached to your products warranty information etc. It really comes down to what are you going to do for a living and where are you going? Stalkers are very tenacious; they basically become their own private investigators.

Q&A with author Frank Ahearn on the art of disappearing –

Less a concrete how-to guide than a set of issues to think about for anyone who does want to pull the vanishing trick. Eventually disappezr was some good advice there! This book encourages the above sort of paranoia. I would have liked to see more of t A fascinating look at how much information people can find on you, and how to make sure they don’t find it.


In the event of an emergency using this book as a resource and practicing the methods will disappeear useful.

This book provided some good information from that perspective, but mostly spoke from the direct perspective of really trying to disappear, which was random and thought-provoking.

It worked for him How long does it typically take to make someone disappear? So what we need to do is to go back and find everything about you and ask, how can this information be used to find you? Nov 22, Julian Stampfli rated it liked it. Refresh and try again. Why would somebody want to disappear? I learned a few things about protecting my identity. After all, what’s fifty cents off detergent compared to my privacy?

How to Disappear got off to a slow start as the main author spends most of the time bragging about how he is a former skip tracer can charm information out of anyone on the phone.