Find Out If You Are Owed Money In The Equifax Settlement
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.