Jefferies Financial CEO's Instagram Account Gets Hacked

  • Jefferies Financial Group Inc JEF disclosed that CEO Rich Handler's Meta Platforms Inc FB Instagram account was hacked.
  • "Any stories related to discounted sales of shares, crypto donations or donations to Ukraine ... that appear on that hacked Instagram account are categorically false," Jefferies said.
  • Jefferies worked with Instagram-owner Meta to get back control of the social media account.
  • According to Reuters, Handler is a frequent Instagram user who has used the account to post updates on the bank's return to office policies.
  • Price Action: JEF shares traded lower by 2.36% at $31.90 on the last check Friday.

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