The first of many class-action lawsuits against Equifax

Baltimore law firm leads class-action against Equifax

http://www.wbaltv.com/article/baltimore-law-firm-leads-class-action-lawsuit-against-equifax/12254125Maryland is one of the first states to file a class-action lawsuit against Equifax for its massive data breach exposing personal information for 143 million people.

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Will Equifax be held accountable?

It will likely be toward the end of the year when the many class actions come before a multi-district litigation panel and are moved into one proceeding, according to Francis.

After that, the group can be certified as a class.

If you are part of the …

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US Justice Department investigating Equifax execs who dumped shares before announcing breach

https://techcrunch.com/2017/09/18/u-s-justice-department-investigating-equifax-execs-who-dumped-shares-before-announcing-breach/The U.S. Justice Department is said to be investigating the questionable sale of stock by Equifax executives in advance of the company’s public announcement of its massive data breach.

The investigation is said to include U.S. prosecutors in Atlanta …

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Equifax: How Revenue And Business Model Will Be Impacted By The Breach

https://seekingalpha.com/article/4107685-equifax-revenue-business-model-will-impacted-breachSince Equifax (NYSE:EFX) announced its unprecedented data breach, much has been written about its mounting lawsuits.

Many also correctly posited that the pending government investigations will likely lead to large fines.

There also is the case of …

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The Equifax Breach and 5 Years of Missed Warning Signs

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-equifax-breach-and-5-years-of-missed-warning-signs_us_59bf2480e4b06b71800c3b07Reports that Equifax’s chief information officer along with their chief security officer were retiring should alleviate few concerns and not divert scrutiny from the company’s risk governance standards.

While this is not the largest data breach in …

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