Adam Almost Loses 4 Million Dollars

An identity thief, a vacant property and the Jersey Shore keep us guessing in this scam whodunnit.

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Ten years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed his beach house on the Jersey Shore, Adam was finally ready to sell the vacant lot. The only problem: It was already on the market.  In this whodunnit, we go hunting for the bad guys. 

Was it a shady realtor, a run-of-the-mill identity thief, or something else entirely? Beau and Adam pull the threads until they unravel a sophisticated scam showing how easy it is to list real estate that isn’t yours.

Check out the episode to find out the hows and whys of high-stakes identity theft and what you can do to prevent it.

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About the Hosts

Adam Levin is the former Director of Consumer Affairs for the State of New Jersey, serial entrepreneur and author of Swiped, which he wrote with his sidekick, writer and cyber mensch, Beau Friedlander. With expert commentary from Travis “Here’s What Actually Happened” Taylor, the show gets everything sorted out—or not—but either way you’re going to have a great time. Something weird happen to you? We’ve got your back.


What the Hack with Adam Levin is a production of Loud Tree Media and is executive produced by Adam Levin and Beau Friedlander and produced by Andrew Steven and Travis Taylor.

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