Equifax data breach settlement

Federal Trade Commission:

In September of 2017, Equifax announced a data breach that exposed the personal information of 147 million people. The company has agreed to a global settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and 50 U.S. states and territories. The settlement includes up to $425 million to help people affected by the data breach.

If your information was exposed in the data breach, you can file a claim at EquifaxBreachSettlement.com for the benefits described.

There’s a link to check if your personal data was exposed. If it was, you’ll file a claim and will get $125 or 4 years of free credit monitoring.