One of the fathers of modern cybercrime and known as the "Original Internet Godfather", Brett has been a central figure in the cybercrime world for almost 20 years. A former “United States Most Wanted” criminal, Brett is considered one of the best social engineers of the modern era.
After his 2005 capture, the United States Secret Service hired Brett as a consultant and paid informant. Brett trained USSS Agents and other law enforcement agencies on various aspects of cybercrime and identity theft. While working for the US Secret Service, Brett continued to engage in cybercrime. After a year of working with the US Secret Service, Brett went on a cross country crime spree. After a capture, an escape, and capture again, Brett served 7 ½ years in federal prison.
During his incarceration, Brett took responsibility for his actions and has been helping others since. Brett’s unique perspective as a former cybercriminal has made him a leading cybercrime expert and speaker in today’s financial world.