Mayor Emanuel and Alderman Burke Announce City of Chicago Has Filed Lawsuit Against Equifax Over Recent Data Breach

Company violated Chicago’s consumer fraud ordinance & state laws by exposing residents to potential fraud, identity theft and other harms
CHICAGO—(ENEWSPF)—September 28, 2017

Authored By: City of Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chairman Edward M. Burke, and Chicago Corporation Counsel Ed Siskel today announced that the City of Chicago has filed a lawsuit against Equifax to ensure that the company is held accountable for its recent data breach and its failure to give timely notice to Chicago residents, as well as to force the company to offer remedies and restitution to those impacted by the breach.

“Chicago residents . . .

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