The FTC has issued an article explaining that roughly half of the U.S. population is eligible for benefits under a settlement that the FTC and others reached with Equifax.

The article provides further information about how consumers can:

  • Determine if they qualify for settlement benefits at
  • Learn about available benefits as part of the settlement;
  • Start a claim for 10 years of free credit monitoring, and
  • Get reimbursed for time and money spent dealing with the after-effects of the breach
  • Consumers must file claims for eligible benefits by January 22, 2020.

Click here to read the full FTC article.