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|Born||Steven Robert Comisar
December 30, 1961
|Other names||Brett Champion|
Comisar grew up in Beverly Hills, California. As a young man he sold a "solar powered clothes dryer" in national magazines for $39.95. Unsuspecting customers received a length of clothesline. Comisar has been arrested and convicted of numerous crimes.
Comisar used the working name Brett Champion during the period when he said he had retired from his career as a con man and posed as a fraud prevention expert and consultant, using it on Dateline NBC, The View, Sally, Leeza, Crook & Chase, and in various other television appearances; and when he wrote the book America's Guide to Fraud Prevention (2012, ISBN 978-1560723332), Comisar is now prohibited from using this alias or from referring to himself as a consumer fraud expert. His book is considered a "piece of fraud history" by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is on display in their fraud museum.
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