Many people use the same password at difference sites – including for their email. So if your account info was among those hacked in the many online data thefts over the last few years, those passwords may be floating around.
[You can check
https://haveibeenpwned.com/ to see if your email address is “out there”]
So of what possible value could your hacked email account be to the “bad guys”? Here are some ideas, from Krebs on Security:
Things a hacked email account can be used for
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The event takes place in Atlanta next Wednesday afternoon, January 30, 2019.