Equifax, Inc. Data Breach
In re: Equifax, Inc. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division
Case No. 17-md-2800
On July 22, 2019, the Court preliminarily approved a proposed settlement between Plaintiffs and Equifax in this class action litigation.
For detailed information about the proposed settlement and the opportunity to FILE A CLAIM, please visit the Court-authorized website at www.equifaxbreachsettlement.com.
We urge you to review the information on the Official Settlement Website completely and thoroughly as there are important deadlines by which you must act if you choose to do so. You may also contact the Settlement Administrator directly at 833-759-2982.
In addition, on or before September 20, 2019, the Court-appointed Settlement Administrator is to send direct notice by email to the potential Settlement Class Members, publish additional notice by newspaper and radio, and also provide digital notice through various forms of social media.
Be advised that we cannot respond to questions concerning any individual’s potential membership in the proposed settlement class or confirm eligibility to participate in this proposed settlement.
On July 25, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a “Consumer Alert” that provides information about the settlement and How to Claim Your Benefits. You may review the FTC alert here: FTC Consumer Alert.
On September 7, 2017, Equifax disclosed that it had experienced a data breach that exposed the sensitive, personally identifying information (“PII”) such as names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security or other tax identification numbers for an estimated 143 million Americans, which the Company revised upward by several million in May 2018.
Notice re Class Action Settlement – 07/22/2019