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Equifax to pay up to $700 mln for data breach

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Equifax has agreed to pay up to $700 million, beef up its security, and make it easier for affected consumers to freeze their credit as a part of a settlement announced by authorities on Monday, which will end numerous probes and legal actions revolving around one of the largest data breaches in U.S. history.
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What consumers should know about Equifax $700M settlement

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

Equifax's $700 million settlement with the U.S. government over a massive 2017 data breach includes up to $425 million for consumers.
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Illinois gets share of $700M Equifax data breach settlement

4 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - Illinois will get over $7 million in Equifax's up to $700 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and others over a 2017 data breach that exposed private information of nearly 150 million people.
The proposed settlement with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will provide up to $425 million in monetary relief to consumers and a $100 million civil money penalty.
Federal officials coordinated the investigation with attorneys general nationwide, including Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul.
Raoul says in a Monday statement that the historic settlement sends a...
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How to Claim Your Share of the Equifax Data-Breach Settlement

4 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Equifax said it had exposed the data of almost 150 million peoople in 2017. Now it will pay at least $650 to settle claims relating to the data breach.
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Equifax To Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach Settlement

Equifax To Pay Up To $700 Million In Data Breach Settlement

4 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The credit reporting agency will pay up to $700 million in fines and monetary relief to consumers over a massive 2017 data breach that affected more than 148 million people.
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