Hackers allegedly emptied brokerage accounts with a simple email scam — here’s how to protect yourself

From cnbc.com

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Prosecutors in Brooklyn, New York, said in November that a Lithuanian man and an unknown co-conspirator emptied the brokerage accounts of hapless victims, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars. The losses would have been worse, but for a handful of investors who made some seemingly simple but savvy moves to stop the fraud from happening.

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