If you and your details were part of theyou may now be eligible for a refund of lost or lost money. As part of the settlement, you can claim money you have spent to protect yourself from identity theft and credit monitoring following your breach of Equifax. And if you've signed up for credit monitoring, you can instead claim $ 1
Equifax'sresulted in hackers accessing personal information on the credit reporting servers of 147 million consumers, including driver's license information and birth dates.
This week, the Federal Trade Commission andin compensation for those whose personal information is collected The infringement of the Equifax server has been affected. Under the Settlement, you may be eligible for reimbursement of the costs of recovering from a breach of security – including any costs associated with the theft of your identity – and reimbursement of unauthorized charges for your financial accounts. The agreement provides for payments of $ 20,000 per person.
You can also apply to cover the cost of identity theft protection following the Equifax violation. However, if you are already registered for credit monitoring, you can instead submit a $ 125 claim.
To begin submitting a claim, verify that your information has been disclosed as part of the data breach. If your personal information was part of the hacking, collect documents and files that list your hacking expenses and losses to support your claim. Finally, you submit your claim to be compensated for your losses and other expenses. You have until 22 January 2020 to submit a file