Earlier this week we told you that roughly half the people in the country can get benefits under a settlement that the ftc and others reached with equifax. Consumer education specialist ftc.
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How to claim equifax money. If by mail you can download and print the claim form fill it out and mail it with any. Even if 125 isn t a sum of money that matters to you even if you don t feel you were really directly affected by the breach. Now you can now find out if you were affected by the september 2017 breach and make your claim for benefits.
If you spent money to deal with fraud or identity theft that was fairly traceable to the data breach or to protect yourself from future harm then you can submit a claim for reimbursement. Consumer reports explains how to file your claim in the equifax data breach settlement. If your data was stolen you re automatically part of a proposed class action settlement.
The equifax settlement has a provision through which victims can claim a cash payment for time spent this means that you can claim a rate of 25 per hour for up to 20 hours of the time you. There are two ways to file a claim. They are calling it the alternative reimbursement.
Equifax agreed to pay 700 million to settle investigations over its 2017 data breach. The ftc announced this week it would require equifax to pay up to 700 million to reimburse customers after. You ll need to enter your last name and the last six digits of your social security number.
Go claim your 125 from equifax. You can file a claim for the standard payout up to 10 years of credit monitoring or up to 125 to if you already pay for credit monitoring. If the court approves the settlement equifax will pay at least 380 million for various losses related to the breach.
Here s what you need to know about submitting a claim.