Adam Levin

Johanna Lawshea

Adam Levin is a consumer advocate with more than 30 years’ experience in personal finance, privacy, real estate and government service. An expert on personal finance, credit, identity management, fraud and privacy, he writes a weekly column which appears on Huffington Post and He is a frequent guest on television, and has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business News, Good Morning America, Fox & Friends, CBS Nightly News, ABC World News Tonight and scores of radio stations throughout the country. Swiped: How to Protect Yourself in a World Full of Scammers, Phishers, and Identity Thieves (Public Affairs) looks at the burgeoning issue of identity theft. We might once have hoped to protect ourselves from hackers with airtight passwords and aggressive spam folders, but the truth is, there are people out there—a lot of them—who treat stealing your identity as a full-time job. By telling memorable stories and extracting the relevant lessons, Levin offers a strategy for dealing with these risks. Swiped is a practical, lively book that is essential to surviving the ever-changing world of online security. It is invaluable not only for preventing problems, but for helping cope when they happen.