The court has granted final approval to the settlement agreement reached in the Equifax data breach lawsuit, of which CUNA, Leagues and credit unions are plaintiffs. The deadline to file a claim is Dec. 31.
The settlement administrator for the Equifax data breach settlement has now sent out information on making a claim to credit unions it knows to be eligible. Settlement was announced in June for the Equifax data breach lawsuit.
A settlement has been reached in the Equifax data breach lawsuit, of which CUNA, Leagues and credit unions are plaintiffs. CUNA filed suit against Equifax in October 2017 after a data breach that exposed the personal information of more than 145 million consumers.
CUNA, league and credit union plaintiffs filed an amended complaint Wednesday in their lawsuit against Equifax, providing significantly more detailed factual allegations demonstrating Equifax’s active failure to properly secure data.
CUNA filed its lawsuit Wednesday against Equifax, a suit brought in the wake of a data breach resulting in hackers accessing information on 145.5 million consumers and payment card data of more than 200,000 consumers.