Deception expert and author James Munton is a media-friendly authority on the subjects of cons, scams, and identity theft.

His book, The Con: How Scams Work, Why You’re Vulnerable, and How to Protect Yourself goes behind the scenes of real-world cons to examine the logistics and psychology that enable scams to succeed.

James has appeared on ABC, NBC and Fox news programs and has been featured in articles in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and Dallas Morning News. He is a seasoned radio guest with interviews for local stations, National Public Radio and the IRN USA Radio Network.

James has a unique ability to convey information about deception-related news stories in an entertaining and accessible way. As a professional magician, James literally has tricks up his sleeves!

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Topics include:

  • Cons & scams
  • Ponzi schemes
  • Identity theft
  • Consumer fraud
  • Data breach
  • Cyber fraud
  • Social media scams (FaceBook and Twitter)
  • Telephone hacking
  • Lying and deception

James can provide pithy sound-bites or more detailed explanations and background information that will enhance your next news piece.

Contact James Munton today to schedule an interview.

James Munton

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