Yes, the Equifax data breach settlement email and website are real

Erin Jones reports:

In September 2017, consumer credit monitoring agency Equifax announced that the private information of 147 million Americans had been exposed in what is now known as one of the largest data breaches in history. Soon after the data breach was announced, the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and 50 U.S. states and territories filed a class-action lawsuit against Equifax for failing to secure the personal data stored on its network.

If you received a settlement notice this past week and are wondering if it is true, it probably is (although, of course, some unscrupulous individuals could try to scam people with phony notices), so read up to find out where the real settlement website is and what the real settlement email says.

Read more at WFAA.

 

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