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Thursday
Jul252019

Equifax Security Breach- File a Claim

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Were you affected by the 2017 Equifax Data Breach?

Through January 22, 2020, head over to the Federal Trade Commission where you can now file a claim as part of the Equifax Data Breach Settlement. As a reminder – this data breach exposed the personal information of over 140 million people including many Hip2Save readers!

Note that claims must be filed by January 22, 2020.

Not sure if your information was exposed? Use this look-up tool!

Head over here to check your eligibility for the Equifax Data Breach Settlement. You will simply need to enter in your last name as well as the last six digits of your Social Security Number to confirm your eligibility.

 

As a result of this data breach, Equifax has agreed to a global settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 U.S. states and territories and this settlement includes up to $425 million to help anyone affected by the data breach!

If you were affected, you can file a claim for:

Note that the settlement administrator will not send out any claim benefits until they are allowed to do so by the court, which will be January 23, 2020, at the earliest.