By David Howard
1977, the Thunderbird inn. J.J. Wedick and Jack Brennan—two fresh-faced, maverick FBI agents—were approximately to embark on one in all their agency's first wire-wearing undercover missions. Their objective? Charismatic, globetrotting con guy Phil Kitzer, whom a few known as the world's maximum swindler. From the Thunderbird, the 3 males took off to Cleveland, to Miami, to Hawaii, to Frankfurt, to the Bahamas—meeting different participants of Kitzer's crime syndicate and strong politicians and businessmen he fooled at each one cease. yet because the younger brokers, taking part in the position of proteges and co-conspirators, grew to become extra entangled in Phil's outrageous schemes over their months at the street, in addition they grew to appreciate him—even take care of him. in the meantime, Phil started to reflect on Jack and J.J. as top neighbors, sharing lodge rooms and within jokes with them or even competing with J.J. in making a choice on up women.
Phil Kitzer used to be on the middle of dozens of scams during which he swindled thousands of bucks, however the FBI was once mired in a post-Watergate malaise and gradual to pivot towards a brand new form of monetary crime that's now all too general. Plunging into the sector with out undercover education, the brokers battled a creaky paperwork on their adventures with Phil, hoping the FBI may realize the significance in their project. at the same time they grew towards Phil, they famous that their endgame—the swindler's arrest—was drawing near…
Anchored through larger-than-life characters, framed by way of unique locales and an impossible to resist period, Chasing Phil is excessive drama and propulsive analyzing, brought by way of a simple storyteller.
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Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World's Most Charming Con Man by David Howard