Consumer groups and lawmakers hope the Disaster Protection For Workers' Credit Act will help Americans who have to turn to plastic to pay the bills during the coronavirus shutdown.
After a judge awarded nearly $80 million to the attorneys, claimants in the Equifax case are unlikely to receive the $125 payout.
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The negotiated settlement, including associated fines and penalties, is the most costly agreement stemming from a data breach to date.
Capital One says data breach affected 100 million credit card applicants. A Seattle-area woman was arrested in connection with the breach.
The personal information of more than 147 million Americans was exposed following a massive security breach of consumer credit reporting agency Equifax.
A record-setting settlement allows consumers to claim up to $20,000 from Equifax, but smaller amounts can be claimed with relative ease.
FTC believes Equifax did not do enough to protect customers' personal information.