Lawsuits over Paytime data breach dismissed

Matt Miller reports:

Saying no legally compensable injuries have yet occurred, a federal judge Friday dismissed two would-be class-action lawsuits filed over last year’s massive data breach at the Paytime Inc. national payroll firm.

The clients who sued the Cumberland County-based Paytime had sought financial damages for what they claimed was the threat they face of identity theft due to the April 2014 breach by unknown hackers.

They contended that about 233,000 Paytime clients were put at risk nationwide. Also, the clients claimed in their suits that Paytime, which offered free credit monitoring and identity restoration services to those affected, had delayed informing them about the breach.

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