Consumers must deal with more red tape to get cash from Equifax settlement  USA TODAY

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.

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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.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

The Equifax data breach settlement money comes with strings attached.The Equifax data breach settlement money comes with strings attached.

Victims of the Equifax data breach won’t be eligible for $125 in settlement unless they meet these criteria - MarketWatch

File to get a share of the up to $700 million settlement.File to get a share of the up to $700 million settlement.

Equifax data breach: How to claim as much as $125 with the FTC settlement - CNET

In the Equifax breach settlement, the FTC is urging people to take credit monitoring instead of cash. Some experts say that's bad advice.In the Equifax breach settlement, the FTC is urging people to take credit monitoring instead of cash. Some experts say that's bad advice.

Taking Equifax's cash still likely beats credit monitoring - Los Angeles Times

“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?”

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?"

“No one: Equifax: lol we shared your personal data with the entire world Everyone: ... Equifax: Would you like $125 in compensation? Everyone: ...ok, I guess? Equifax: Psych! Would you like to sign up for free credit monitoring instead?”

David Klion🔥 on Twitter: "No one: Equifax: lol we shared your personal data with the entire world Everyone: ... Equifax: Would you like $125 in compensation? Everyone: ...ok, I guess? Equifax: Psych! Would you like to sign up for free credit monitoring instead?"

“🚨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”

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"

“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 https://t.co/B66NJlxwy4”

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 https://t.co/B66NJlxwy4"

Equifax is making it harder for the millions of people to claim the $125 payout.Equifax is making it harder for the millions of people to claim the $125 payout.

VERIFY: Email following the Equifax data breach is not a scam,...

Consumers who filed to get a cash payment for 2017 data leak must now prove they've enrolled for credit monitoringConsumers who filed to get a cash payment for 2017 data leak must now prove they've enrolled for credit monitoring

Equifax breach settlement: If you want that $125 (or less), don't ignore the Equifax email - CBS News

People whose data was compromised by the 2017 Equifax breach and are seeking compensation must take an additional step to have a shot at getting their $125 cash payout.People whose data was compromised by the 2017 Equifax breach and are seeking compensation must take an additional step to have a shot at getting their $125 cash payout. Equifax on Sunday sent notices to people who had filed requests for cash settlements informing them of a required step in order to receive the money.

Did you claim $125 from Equifax? There’s one more thing you’ll have to do to get it | FOX31 Denver

If you’re one of the 147 million victims of the Equifax data breach, you may want to keep an eye on your email inbox.If you’re one of the 147 million victims of the Equifax data breach, you may want to keep an eye on your email inbox.

This should come as a surprise to no one: Equifax is making hacked consumers wrestle with additional red tape.  The firm is asking for more paperwork from consumers who were victimized by the credit bureau’s giant data breach in 2017.  The additional red tape seems designed to shrink the ranks [Keep reading]

Want your Equifax hack settlement bucks? There's more red tape now — bobsullivan.net

If consumers don't offer additional information or amend their claims, they could get nothing in the Equifax settlement.

Still want that $125 from Equifax? Consumers face yet another hurdle. - nj.com

The millions of people impacted by the Equifax data breach now need to take another step to get their payout. Victims in the data breach need to go online and verify their claim by giving the name of the credit monitoring service they had in place when they filed the claim. That service must be in place for at least 6 months after the filing. All the information must be submitted by Oct. 15. Only then will the victims be eligible for payout.The millions of people impacted by the Equifax data breach now need to take another step to get their payout. Victims in the data breach need to go online and verify their claim by giving the name of the credit monitoring service they had in place when they filed the claim. That service must be in place for at least 6 months after the filing. All the information must be submitted by Oct. 15. Only then will the victims be eligible for payout.

Equifax data breach victims must take another step to qualify for payout | KATU

NATIONWIDE (WGME) - Credit reporting agency Equifax is making it harder to get a cash payout after its massive data breach in 2017 that impacted the personal information of approximately 147 million people, including more than 500,000 people in Maine. People trying to get compensation, up to $125, must verify their claim by providing the name of the credit monitoring service they had in place when they filed the initial claim. The service must remain in play for at least six months after filing.NATIONWIDE (WGME) - Credit reporting agency Equifax is making it harder to get a cash payout after its massive data breach in 2017 that impacted the personal information of approximately 147 million people, including more than 500,000 people in Maine. People trying to get compensation, up to $125, must verify their claim by providing the name of the credit monitoring service they had in place when they filed the initial claim. The service must remain in play for at least six months after filing.

Want to get money from Equifax? There's one more thing you have to do | WGME

If you filed for a cash payout from Equifax as part of the credit bureau's settlement for its massive 2017 data breach, it turns out you now need to do some extra steps to claim your money. In July, credit...If you filed for a cash payout from Equifax as part of the credit bureau's settlement for its massive 2017 data breach, it turns out you now need to do some extra steps to claim your money. In July, credit...

If You Want to Claim $125 From the Equifax Data Breach, You Have More Work to Do - NBC4 Washington