NY Couple Says Attorney Negligent For Using AOL Email

By Kat Greene (April 18, 2016, 9:39 PM EDT) -- A New York couple accused their real estate attorney of negligently using a "notoriously vulnerable" AOL email account that was hacked by cybercriminals who then stole nearly $2 million from the couple, according to a state court suit filed Monday.

Robert and Bethany Millard accused attorney Patricia L. Doran of breaching her duties to her clients by using an AOL email account and failing to install even basic protective add-ons to improve the security of her email, according to their suit filed in New York state court. Her computer itself also "was poorly configured" and had malware on it enabling thieves...

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