Adam Levin

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Adam Levin is co-founder of and the chairman and founder of CyberScout. His experience as former director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs gives him unique insight into consumer privacy, legislation and financial advocacy. He is a nationally recognized expert on identity theft and credit, and is the author of SWIPED: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves, a practical, lively book that is essential to surviving the ever-changing world of online security.

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Becoming a victim of tax scam
3 Tax Scams You Need to Watch Out For
According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), there was a 400%... read more

January 24, 2019

Identity Theft and Scams

The Grandparents Scam: How It Works
A few months ago, a relative of mine in Sacramento received a cal... read more

April 17, 2018


Here's why we need the CFPB to protect us from identity theft and maintain our cyber security.
Are You Helping an ID Thief Get a Credit Card?
You can spot a Nigerian email scam without opening it. You know w... read more

April 5, 2018


Who's the Most Vulnerable to Identity Theft?
How a Picture Could Rob You Blind
Unless you live in a pineapple under the sea with a talking spong... read more

March 8, 2018


Should You Be Getting More Protection in the Wake of the Equifax Breach?
More than 145 million Americans were compromised by the Equifax b... read more

February 22, 2018


wire fraud scam
ID Fraud Hits All Time High: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself
Not to name names (cough, cough, Equifax), but it seems a particu... read more

February 12, 2018