What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast
What the Hack? Podcast

Paul Raffile Fights Sextortion No Matter What

An expert on financial sextortion loses a job offer to protect people from it when he shares his expertise on the topic.
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What the Hack with Adam Levin

Beth Should Have Dated the IT Guy

Beth Hyland went on Tinder to find true love, but instead she found a very real (and shockingly expensive) nightmare.
What the Hack with Adam Levin

Kara Swisher Calls Out the Man Babies of Big Tech

Kara Swisher joins us this week to talk about her new memoir Burn Book and the man children of Silicon Valley.
What the Hack with Adam Levin

Elizabeth Warren Tackles Big Tech

Senator Elizabeth Warren is a lightning rod for all things that impact consumers, and she’s taking on Big Tech.
Becky Holmes

Becky Holmes Knows Who *Isn’t* Dating Keanu Reeves

Hilarious writer and Twitter-zen Becky Holmes has made a name for herself exposing romance scammers.
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Erin West Puts the Bad Guys to Shame

Erin West is the Deputy District Attorney in Santa Clara County, California and the founder of Project Shamrock.

Carina Follows Her Heart Into a Crypto Scam

What seemed like a budding romance ends in emotional and financial devastation.


Blind Mule Scams: What You Need to Know

Scammers groom unwitting targets and then trick them into trafficking illicit drugs and other contraband.
SNAP EBT fraud

Joy and Michelle Talk Skimmers, Scammers and SNAP EBT Fraud

SNAP EBT scams sap twenty percent of the funds earmarked for food assistance. This week’s guests tell us how to tackle the problem.
Christina LaBarbiera

Christina’s Alleged Romance Scammer Plays A Long Con

Sometimes the most convincing online dating scams happen in person.
Scams targeting small businesses

3 Scams Targeting Small Businesses

Small businesses are often easy targets for scammers. Here’s how.
Marjorie Bloom

Marjorie Bloom Reveals a $661,000 Tech Support Scam

A tech support scam linked to a bank scam turns into a crypto scam of epic proportions.
David Maimon

David Maimon Introduces Us to a Fresh New Hell

David Maimon came to visit us again to talk about a new scam that’s troubling in scale and scope.
Donna Hayes

Donna Hayes Sheds Her Shame

A long-term romance scam turns into a story of grit and resilience.

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