British Airways ‘tries to limit £3billion payout over data breach that hit more than 500,000 customers by asking victims to claim within 17 weeks’
Mark Duell reports:
British Airways was today accused of trying to limit a potential £3billion payout over the data breach that saw cyber-hackers steal more than 500,000 customers’ details.
The airline has applied to launch its own class action for victims of the hack – but with the condition that claimants must join within just 17 weeks of its opening.
Legal experts claim this is an ‘unprecedented’ action designed to limit payouts to customers, with a consumer rights law firm branding the move a ‘disgrace’.
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