Cyber scammers target more than large businesses: High-net-worth individuals are are at risk of hacks. (kpatyhka/Shutterstock)

“Good morning, Leslie. In light of an investment that I’m finalizing, I need you to wire $150,000 from the cash reserves in our primary brokerage account to United Industries. The wire instructions are…”

Leslie, the personal assistant for a highly successful entrepreneur, didn’t find anything unusual about this request from her boss. At least, not until she received another one like it within a week of processing the wire.

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