A Manhattan investment banker and his wife are suing their lawyer, whose email account was hacked, causing the couple to wire a $1.9 million down payment to an account controlled by cyber crooks.Robert and Bethany Millard learned of the scam before their lawyer did, and were able to recover all but $196,000 of their transferred funds.But the Millards allege that Long Island real estate lawyer Patricia Doran was computer negligent in failing to protect her email account from hackers.

Source: NYC couple sues lawyer for negligence over $1.9M cyber scam – NY Daily News