Emily Flitter Introduces Us to
the High-Net-Worth Piñata

Willie Sutton robbed banks because that’s where the money was, which is why today’s high-net-worth crowd should be circling the Bentleys.

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We talked to New York Times reporter Emily Flitter about criminals who use deepfakes to rob high-net-worth individuals. Spoiler alert: It’s a lot easier than you might think!

Exploring something that we only vaguely thought was true, i.e. that it’s possible to use publicly available audio to create convincing voice doubles good enough to trick anybody into sending money. It’s not only rich people who are getting targeted. Tune in to hear ways to keep however much money you have in the bank a little bit safer.

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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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