Equifax, Inc.

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Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Equifax, Inc., Defendant.
FTC Matter/File Number:

172 3203

Civil Action Number:


Enforcement Type:

Federal Injunctions

Federal Court:
Northern District of Georgia

Case Summary

Equifax, Inc. agreed to pay at least $575 million, and potentially up to $700 million, as part of a global settlement with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and 50 U.S. states and territories to settle allegations that the credit reporting company's failed to take reasonable steps to secure its network.