Bob Arno

World's Greatest Pickpocket & America's Funniest Con Man; World Recognized Authority on Street Crime

Fee Range?: $7,500 - $10,000
Traveling From: Nevada

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He's so different.
Not astand-up comedian or a magician who pops out of boxes. You've never seen this before. Bob Arno presents a full hour of innovative,educational, fascinating, andfunny pickpocket entertainment,free of fluff and padding.

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He's so different.
Not astand-up comedian or a magician who pops out of boxes. You've never seen this before. Bob Arno presents a full hour of innovative,educational, fascinating, andfunny pickpocket entertainment,free of fluff and padding.

Comedy first.
Since his interactive audience participation show is bounced offaudience members, no two performancesare alike, but all reflect the composite personality of the attendees. Bob Arnomakes them laugh. They laugh until tears run down their cheeks.

Time magazine called him “theworld’s foremost expert on the techniques of first-rank pickpockets.” Ongoing research has made Bob Arno the street crime authority most consulted by police, security experts, and film producers. He is co-author (with his wife, Bambi Vincent) of the book Travel Advisory: How to Avoid Thefts, Cons, and Street Scams.

Laugh and learn.
For the past sixteen years, Bob Arnohas been “in the field,” tracking and filming real streetthieves in action in the world’s favorite travel destinations. His goal was to bring new material to his presentations, adapted from the latest MOs of the street thieves themselves. Bob succeeded in that endeavor, and much more. He brought an educational content to his comedy showsthat audiences absorb with fascination, right through their laughs.

Bob Arno’s career has moved from nightclubs to casino showrooms to theaters to industrial entertainment. He currently specializes in multinational corporate events, where audiences arrive with vastly varied experience and expectation. Multilingual and highly visual, his physical funny-business and audience participation break language barriers, amaze and amuse to all. Bob’s “Con ManComedy” is truly crosscultural comedy.

As an entertainer, speaker, author, and law enforcement educator, Bob has been profiled or quoted on NPR, CNN, MSNBC, ABC’s 20/20, The Travel Channel, The Learning Channel, Discovery, Court TV, in The New York Times, USA Today, Fortune, Kiplinger’s, National Geographic Traveler, Law and Order, and countless others. He has lectured for police departments across the country and abroad.

As a comedy pickpocket performer, Bob's career spans 30 years of success on five continents. He delivers some of the longest sustained laughter in corporate show business—guaranteed hysteria. Yes, he's LOL funny, but he also delivers a gripping reality. His presentations are thought-provoking, timely, and deeply absorbing.

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Speaker Programs (Click on each program to view the description)

Secrets of the Steal Business
International street-crime authority and identity theft consultant
High-Impact Interactive Comedy Pickpocket Show
How a Comedy Pickpocket Career Dovetails with Law and Lectures

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