Macy’s Settles Suit Over 2018 Data Breach for Up to $192K

Ella Chochrek reports the update to litigation stemming from a 2018 breach disclosed by Macy’s.

Macy’s Inc. is paying up to $192,500 to settle a proposed class action suit after customer information was obtained by a third party in spring 2018.

The department store chain received final approval from an Alabama federal judge Friday to settle the suit, which accused Macy’s of failing to properly secure customer data to prevent hacking.  The retailer has allocated $192,500 to go to eligible class members.

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