Eight years later, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center breach victims will finally settlement checks

Paula Reed Ward reports:

UPMC on Thursday will begin making payments to 66,000 employees who were victims of a 2014 data breach — as part of a settlement approved late last year.

Employees were notified via an email on Monday that they will receive a payment notification with a link to claim it electronically. They are expected to receive between $10 and $20.


Any employees who experienced fraud or identify theft will be reimbursed up to $5,000 for out-of-pocket losses and up to $250 for any inconvenience experienced, the settlement said. In addition, UPMC also offered Lifelock credit monitoring to all employees for five years.

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