Equifax Data Breach Settlement

Equifax Data Breach Settlement

Claim Form Deadline: January 22, 2024

Estimated Payout: $125.00 - $250.00

Proof required: No

Method of payment: PayPal / Mailed Check

**This settlement is available for claimants with or without proof.**

What's This Settlement About?

In September of 2017, Equifax announced it experienced a data breach, which impacted the personal information of approximately 147 million people. A federal court approved a class action Settlement that resolves lawsuits brought by consumers after the data breach. Equifax denied any wrongdoing and no judgment or finding of wrongdoing was made.

Equifax is also offering Free Identity Restoration Services to those who have had their information impacted. Those that qualify will be eligible for at least 7 years of free assisted identity restoration services to help you remedy the effects of identity theft and fraud. Services will be available for at least 7 years after January 11, 2022, which is the Settlement Effective Date for this open class action.

How Do I Qualify?

If you are a class member, the extended deadline to file claims has been moved to January 22, 2024. The initial deadline to file Initial Claims Period claim(s) for free credit monitoring or up to $125 cash payment and other cash reimbursement passed on January 22, 2020. For additional security, Extended Claims Period claims for minors may only be sent by U.S. Mail.

How Much Can I Get?

Aside from the cash payment of up to $125 for being a class member. If you were impacted by the Equifax data breach, you may seek reimbursement for valid Out of Pocket losses or Time Spent (excluding losses of money and time associated with freezing or unfreezing credit reports or purchasing credit monitoring or identity theft protection) incurred during the Extended Claims Period if you have not received reimbursement for the claimed loss through other means.

How Do I File a Claim?

To be eligible, your claim for Out-of-Pocket Losses or Time Spent must occur between January 23, 2020 and January 22, 2024 (the “Extended Claims Period”).

Based on the number of potentially valid claims that have been submitted to date, payments for time spent and alternative compensation of up to $125 likely will be substantially lowered and will be distributed on a proportional basis if the Settlement becomes effective. Depending on the number of valid claims filed, the amount you receive may be a small percentage of your initial claim. To qualify you must file a claim by January 22, 2024 electronically HERE

Claim Form Website: EquifaxBreachSettlement.com

Submit Claim Here