Equifax Will Pay You Up To $20,000 For Its Data Breach. Here's How to Claim Yours.
Equifax has been ordered to pay $700 million in individual compensation and civil penalties for the 2017 Equifax Data Breach that affected 147 million Americans.
If you already have credit monitoring, you can choose to receive $125 and for those who had to spend time and money as a result of the breach, Equifax will have to pay up to $20,000.
If you can provide documentation about your time spent due to the data breach, you can get paid $25 per hour for up to 20 hours of personal time spent.
In order to file a claim, follow the directions here:
Note: The deadline to to exclude or opt out of the settlement process is November 19 and all claims need to be filed by January 22.