Thanks for the information provided to the Illustrator team.
We have tried to address this issue in our beta build of 24.1.2 .
Please visit adobe.ly/1o2SDsg and get the latest build for version 24.1.2 Build 1.
For this issue we have also increased maximum selection tolerance value to 20 px.
Please do let us know if this issue is resolved for you or not.
With Best Regards,
An error occurred while saving the commentMichael Bartello commented
It's 2019 and I'm still having this problem. Doesn't appear that this was ever answered. Sucks.