If you were among the first to file a claim for the Equifax data breach settlement and were hoping for cash, new steps have been added to the process.
Equifax data breach settlement: New step added to get cash
Victims of the Equifax data breach won’t be eligible for $125 in settlement unless they meet these criteria - MarketWatch
Equifax data breach: How to claim as much as $125 with the FTC settlement - CNET
Taking Equifax's cash still likely beats credit monitoring - Los Angeles Times
Charlie Warzel on Twitter: "I have a question about the incredibly scammy Equifax settlement. I don't remember seeing anything saying you needed to prove you had credit monitoring when you asked for your $125. Was that there and we all just missed it? Or is this just an actual scam?"
David Klion🔥 on Twitter: "No one:
Equifax: lol we shared your personal data with the entire world
Equifax: Would you like $125 in compensation?
Everyone: ...ok, I guess?
Equifax: Psych! Would you like to sign up for free credit monitoring instead?"
boB Rudis on Twitter: "🚨If you filed a 💵claim do NOT ignore the 📧 you just got from the sleazy @equifax folks. Fill it out & put in your current credit monitoring svc (incl if your 🏦/💳 provides it) // Equifax claims admin says victims must provide more info to claim 💰 https://t.co/l3acO8zitV"
Tyler Clifford on Twitter: "People affected by the Equifax breach have another chance to decide to go forward with a non-guaranteed $125 claim or choose 10 years of free credit monitoring
VERIFY: Email following the Equifax data breach is not a scam,...
Equifax breach settlement: If you want that $125 (or less), don't ignore the Equifax email - CBS News
Did you claim $125 from Equifax? There’s one more thing you’ll have to do to get it | FOX31 Denver
Want your Equifax hack settlement bucks? There's more red tape now — bobsullivan.net
Still want that $125 from Equifax? Consumers face yet another hurdle. - nj.com
Equifax data breach victims must take another step to qualify for payout | KATU
Want to get money from Equifax? There's one more thing you have to do | WGME
If You Want to Claim $125 From the Equifax Data Breach, You Have More Work to Do - NBC4 Washington