Pickpocket Bob Arno—Comedy Entertainer, Speaker, & Educator
Wickedly funny cons—fascinating scams. Comedy Pickpocket Bob Arno, international entertainer, author, keynote speaker, law- enforcement lecturer, and undercover thiefhunter, presents an interactive exposé of real-life scams and cons—with comedy surprises.
For small to huge groups. Up close and intimate—think hospitality suite—or massive with image magnification.
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Standing-O of 15,000
Dynamic comedy on four continents. Bob Arno raises the comedy bar. As America’s funniest con man and the world’s foremost pickpocket, his con-man-comedy and physical funny-business cross cultural boundaries.
With smart, timely, useful content, audiences learn through tears of laughter. Different, powerful, side-splitting.
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Pickpocket-King: The film by National Geographic
The world’s best pickpockets challenge Bob Arno to a match of skills. In this National Geographic documentary, a gang of pickpockets show how they steal and reveal a human side that victims can’t imagine. Then—an amazing celebratory dinner with six thieves morphs into a challenge that might be one step too far for Pickpocket Bob Arno.
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Perfect Closer, Ice-Breaker
“Bob was the perfect combinationof intrigue, wit, and overall fun that left my attendees laughing themselves out of their chairs.”
—B. Godsman, GAMA International
“Entertaining and engaging as well as informative!”
—Gavin Style, SunGard
“Slick, non-stop delivery… Everyone was baffled… astounded and in stitches.”
—Grace Ban, Estee Lauder Cosmetics
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Pickpocket comedy for a full hour (shorter if requested)—no boring magic filler.
We incorporate a few minutes of our own video of real thieves at work in the streets. We’re sure you can’t imagine how this fits into a comedy show, but trust us—it’s a highlight. People get a little lesson in how to avoid becoming a victim; then we re-enact a scene from the video—with a comedy twist. People love it.
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Keynote / Breakout
As a speaker and educator, Bob includes humor, video, and live demonstrations. His topics in the travel and security fields are fascinating, pertinent, and useful for anyone who travels, even just across town. These presentations are usually used in a morning or noon session, often the day after we’ve presented our comedy show, to the same audience. The two presentations can be combined into one mix of comedy and info.
The Serious Side of Stealing.
Relevant & Hilarious
Our relevant content satisfies today’s scrutiny of corporate event spending. Bob Arno offers what few other speakers or entertainers do: relevance with hilarity. In a world full of fraud and ID theft, Bob safely guides his audience through an obstacle course of deception and bunco, laughing all the way.
Why book Bob Arno?
Pickpocket Bob Arno’s high-impact, cross-cultural, audience-participation comedy pickpocket show. It’s suitable for everything except a pool party. That means after-dinner in a ballroom or theater setting, cocktail parties, hospitality suites, between boring speakers, gala finales, etc. Multilingual and highly visual, his physical funny-business breaks language barriers.
Who is Bob Arno?
•Visit Bob Arno’s blog, Thiefhunters in Paradise, for Bob’s current reports on thievery, travel scams, and cons.
•Get his book, Travel Advisory: How to Avoid Thefts, Cons, and Street Scams, in hard cover and ebook formats.
•Book Pickpocket Bob Arno: Call About Entertainment, or your favorite speaker bureau, entertainment agent, or DMC.