You may be entitled to a piece of this huge settlement.

In September of 2017, Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the personal information of 147 million people. The company has agreed to a global settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 U.S. states and territories. The settlement includes up to $425 million to help people affected by the data breach.

First, you need to find out if your personal information was effected. CLICK HERE to use a look up tool to find out if your personal information was effected

If your information was violated, here are the things you can file a claim for:

  • Make cash payments for Out-of-Pocket Losses and Time Spent
  • Purchase Credit Monitoring Services
  • Pay cash Alternative Reimbursement Compensation to Settlement Class Members who already have their own credit monitoring or identity protection coverage before making a claim
  • Make cash payments for Subscription Product Reimbursement;
  • Purchase Restoration Services for all Settlement Class Members, regardless of whether they make a claim
  • Pay the costs of notifying Settlement Class Members and administering the settlement;
  • Pay service awards to the Settlement Class Representatives, as approved by the Court
  • Pay attorneys’ fees, costs, and expenses, as approved by the Court

In addition, beginning in 2020, Equifax will provide all US consumers -- whether part of the settlement or not -- with six additional free credit reports per year for seven years, from its website.

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