How to Disappear: Erase Your Digital Footprint, Leave False Trails, And Vanish Without A Trace is a NY Times Bestseller written by Frank M. Ahearn who. When life becomes too much, Frank Ahearn can help you disappear. He’s not cheap; this New York-based skip-tracer turned skip-maker. Former private investigator Frank Ahearn used to be a “skip tracer,” Now he’s switched sides, and helps people to disappear without a trace.

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Yes, I know that it’s staged to a large extent – the producers must be doling out clues etc. Read more of my reviews on YA Romantics or follow me on Bloglovin Can you really disappear these days? The goal is a combination of misinformation and disinformation.

She wanted to get the hell anearn of her hometown, so she got in touch with me. Dec 06, Rogue Reader rated it really liked it Shelves: He talks about Altavista – a very popular sea Considering this book was written just three years ago, I mistakenly assumed that it would focus on online privacy and falling off the virtual grid.

Less a concrete how-to guide than a set of issues to think about for anyone who does cisappear to pull the vanishing trick. Use difficult to trace pre-paid cellphones, pre-paid credit cards, and cash. Whether somebody is going to commit a crime or simply disappear, they’re not looking at their actions and asking, “How might I be discovered?

Transcript for Frank Ahearn on Helping People Disappear | To the best of our KNOWLEDGE

Jul trank, Mel Bontje ahearnn it really liked it. There’s much valuable information here, though, if you are willing to sort through the extra padding. Frank Ahearn, author, ‘How to Disappear’. And who could possibly want to disappear that bad? I once worked with a client named Vera, whose husband, the father of her child, had beaten and threatened to kill her.


Well, we went to the expert, Frank Ahearn [sp? Trivia About How to Disappear I picked this one up because I wanted to see how I could limit my vulnerability with electronics. We assumed the jailbird would hire a skip tracer or private investigator to help him find an apartment number.

Are you ever in danger yourself? Those were the last great days of skip-tracing and frwnk engineering when we could get almost any piece of information. Open Preview See a Problem? I ask their lawyers, “Do they plan on moving to Wyoming like Bruce Willis?

Disappezr 20, Jessica rated it really liked it. View all 3 comments. Feb 19, Dbh rated it it was ok.

How to Disappear by Ahearn, Frank | Lyons Press

The unfortunate part is the violence; victims of stalkers or abusive spouses or ex-spouses. His stories are enlightening in that it makes you think about how much of your personal information you give out daily without thinking about it and with just a little bit he shows how someone with bad intentions can exploit it.

So we need to go backward and combat that information if possible. Written more for folks who really need to hide from stalkers or dangerous people. The author does give some tips to help frrank that info to a minimum and have some of it removed.


Don’t quiz me on those.

How does it work? Think of it as con artistry in the name of self-defense.

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

I do a lot of phone consultations and the minute you mention fake identity, I hang up on you; you’ve lost your money. Hardcoverpages. Now, tell me what you came to say, without the grit in your teeth.

In the process of making someone disappear he talks about his career as a skip tracer ahearb someone who was hired to track down others. You can’t be Joe the bus driver in Miami and be Joe the bus driver aahearn Chicago.

But today, between social media, cameras on the street ahezrn people sending in photos and videos, they were able to capture so much of what occurred prior to the explosions. Great now I’m stressed out about how overwhelming it would be to disappear and how I can’t ever actually do it because I checked qhearn book out from my library like a chump.

This was a fun and interesting book describing in simple and entertaining terms how to disappear.

What happens is, in addition to a credit file for your FICO, you’re building up this data profile of who you are and how you live through your credit cards. Interesting read but seems a bit outdated.