America's Friendliest Pickpocket Entertainer, Providing Magic, Humor, and Informative Insights on Identity Theft, Pickpocket Prevention, and Travel Safety
Gene Turner’s interest in magic began as a hobby in 1976, while employed as an insurance salesman. In using magic to break the ice with his clients, he soon found that they wanted him to perform at parties, in addition to handling their insurance needs. By 1985, Gene found that he was successful enough with…
Gene Turner’s interest in magic began as a hobby in 1976, while employed as an insurance salesman. In using magic to break the ice with his clients, he soon found that they wanted him to perform at parties, in addition to handling their insurance needs. By 1985, Gene found that he was successful enough with his magic to devote himself full time to his real love — performing. Thus began the rise of one of America’s premiere entertainers.
Since that time, the demand for Gene’s talents has grown to over 150 events each year, and includes performances for many Fortune 500 companies. He has wowed audiences at tradeshows, sales functions, awards banquets, stockholder meetings and celebrity receptions. Gene entertained for Bette Midler during her 48 th birthday party and literally “stole” the show.
He travels coast-to-coast yearly, displaying his own special brand of magic and humor. His incredible sleight-of-hand and hilarious comedy are nearly impossible to duplicate, and have made him one of the most sought after performers available today. His ability to create “Magic with a Message” has enabled him to perform for groups of all sizes and backgrounds. Throughout his professional career, Gene has appeared on countless television and radio programs to demonstrate his magical skills and humor. Recently he served as technical advisor for the movie “BulletProof Monk.”
Captivating audiences for more than 20 years, Gene Turner uses his unique style to deliver informative, entertaining presentations and seminars that will delight and educate audiences. Gene Turner’s background gives him a unique perspective on the topics of identity theft and personal safety. A professional magician and pickpocket entertainer, Gene has also worked in the insurance industry, for the Social Security Administration, in the advertising industry and is an independent representative for legal services. He understands the methods thieves use to steal your personal information.
Thoroughly researching the latest trends to identity theft and personal safety, Gene Turner is a Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist*. Taking a broader view than most experts, Gene examines five areas where identity theft flourishes:
* Department of Motor Vehicles
* Social Security
Gene’s broader approach goes beyond financial identity theft and helps you understand why protecting your identity is important regardless of your credit standing.
Gene Turner, master pickpocket entertainer, understands that once a professional pickpocket has your wallet, he has access to your identity. Yet lifting wallets is only one way for thieves to gain access to your personal information.
Discover the simple steps you can take to help protect yourself from ID theft and its devastating effects during Gene’s Identity Theft Protection presentation.
Using humor and magic to illustrate key points, this informative and entertaining lecture can be customized to your group’s needs
The Institute of Consumer Financial Education with Global Fraud Solutions LLC.
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20 Ways to Steal Your Personal Information
Gene knows the tricks thieves use to get at your personal information. During his seminars, he exposes the latest deceptions that thieves employ as well as the old favorites that still work. And he shares steps that you can take to help protect your identity.
Best Defense is Early Detection
Do what you can to nip ID Theft in the bud. An early detection monitoring service that is available from many different sources can help because it notifies you quickly of any activity on your account. Monitoring services have a relationship with credit bureaus. They can check your account often without it penalizing you.
There are services available that offer monitoring of accounts, notification, help negotiating the system to correct information.
The Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2003 (FACTA) is designed to help businesses and consumers in the struggle against identity theft. However, not everyone understands or is even aware of how it works. Gene explains FACTA in plain language, showing how it can help business owners and individuals.
Gene Turner’s stage act is a brilliant mix of comedy, magic and pickpocket entertainment guaranteed to have you laughing and wondering, “How’d he do that?” Filled with clean humor, audience participation and amazing tricks, Gene’s show is fun for audiences of all ages.
Gene excels in pickpocket entertainment. As one of the most prominent magicians in the Midwest, his signature trick is to remove a watch from one person and place it on the wrist of another without either suspecting the switch.
Gene is the ultimate “sales entertainer.” His magical skills and good-natured bantering are people pleasing attractions. Throughout his presentation, he interweaves your brand and product message so he is able to “pre-qualify prospects” and pass on warm leads to your sales staff.
Protect your Purse Tips by Gene Turner
Gene Turner - Pickpocket, Speaker, Identity Theft Prevention Specialist
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