Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
If a company as important as this credit bureau was holding all of the public’s private information and this happens, it only tells me one thing – these guys are liberal democrats and are deliberately hurting the American people. It could be they were paid for all of these names – that happens every day in the business world.
The suspicious part is – they need to be investigated on the timeline of the sale of their stock – that is not a coincidence.
Again, to be fair to the people – an investigation is needed. This is no small matter. They should be fined big time and every person whose name was in their file should be paid for this release and that would make these companies more careful with this type of info. The victims should not have to sue this company if they are harmed. There has to be some culpability for the company.
Pay attention to the dates in this post.
Equifax is a consumer credit reporting firm, the oldest of the three largest U.S. credit agencies (the other two are Experian and TransUnion). Founded in 1899, Equifax gathers and maintains information on over 800 million consumers and more than 88 million businesses worldwide. Based in 1550 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, Georgia, Equifax is a global service provider with $2.7 billion in annual revenue and more than 9,000 employees in 14 countries. Equifax is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
On Thursday, September 7, 2017, Equifax said that on July 29, i.e., 39 days ago, the company discovered that some time in May, someone(s) hacked into its online databases and stole the names, birth dates, Social Security numbers, addresses and driver’s license numbers of 143 million consumers in the United States.
The company admitted that 209,000 U.S. credit card numbers are…
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