Mark’s UberEats Gig Gets Him Got

Gig workers have to be on top of things, which is hard in a world filled with hacks and scams.

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Being a gig worker is great if you’re looking for flexibility or you need extra cash. But it can be somewhat less than awesome when something goes wrong, as this week’s guest found out. 

Mark was conned out of a week’s worth of earnings by a clever scammer who got all the details right, which is more than we can say about Uber. 

This week’s Tin Foil Swan: tips for a hack-free school year.

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About the Host

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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