Social media influencers build and expand their business or brand through credibility and authenticity to their audience. For hackers, however, they could be seen as trophies. That’s what happened to a photographer with more than 15,000 followers on Instagram, when she had her account stolen.

https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/how-a-hacking-group-is-stealing-popular-instagram-profiles/