Jordan Got Scammed Selling
AirPod Knockoffs Online

A teenage entrepreneur found himself in the crosshairs of a perfectly pleasant extortionist.

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Jordan is a classic go-getter. At age 17, he was running a successful e-commerce site reselling knock-off consumer electronics through a website connected to a drop shipping company. Unfortunately, the tidy profit he made on a product that was perfectly legal but a wee bit questionable, put him on the radar of scammers who knew a LOT about him.

Was it dumb luck? Did they get what they needed from the Dark Web? Did they work for the pick, pack and ship company that was handling the fulfillment on his orders? Only the scammers know, but we have a good time trying to figure it out.

Check out this week’s episode to find out how the young and the elderly are the favorite targets for scammers and how to protect your personally identifiable data from falling into their greedy hands.

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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 produced by Andrew Steven and Beau Friedlander.

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