Equifax faces hundreds of class-action lawsuits over data breach

 

Source: Hayley Tsukayama, Washington Post ( Paid Registration )

Equifax, the credit reporting firm, is facing more than 240 class-action lawsuits from consumers — in addition to suits from shareholders and financial institutions — over the way it handled a massive data breach that affected 145.5 million Americans.

The credit bureau is also facing more than 60 government investigations from states, U.S. federal agencies and the British and Canadian governments, the earnings report revealed.

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