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New York State AG Issues Consumer Alert After Equifax Breach


By Staff –


la-fi-tn-equifax-data-breach-20170907New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert following the report that Equifax Inc., one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, experienced a massive breach affecting 143 million Americans, and over 8 million New Yorkers.

The breach lasted from mid-May through July, when hackers accessed names, social security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. Approximately 209,000 individuals had their credit card numbers stolen.

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