Alexander’s Client Sends a Thief
Oodles of Boodles via Check

Scammers don’t always need quantum computing or even much in the way of tactics. Sometimes, they can just steal your mail.

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Can you imagine being so rich that the check to pay your vacation property tax is four years worth of full tuition at a public university? Neither can we, but that’s how it found its way into a thief’s life, but not by dint of a super high-tech hack (unless stealing an envelope qualifies as whizbang). This week’s episode will seriously make you want to shred your checkbook. 

Check out this episode to find out how to secure your mail, or when you should avoid using it entirely. Pro tip: Don’t send over $100,000 without insuring it. Or send it to Beau in twenty-dollar bills.

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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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