When someone else becomes you

security       2003-02-26 
British pensioner Derek Bond may have been the victim of an identity thief - a growing problem across the world.
In Steven Spielberg's latest film, real-life fraudster Frank Abagnale managed to assume several bogus identities with little more than a dandy uniform and a winning smile.
Catch Me If You Can is set in the 1960s, long before the advent of swipe cards, eye scanners and international police databases.