BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces investigation on behalf of Equifax, Inc. (“Equifax” or the “Company”) (NYSE:EFX) investors concerning the Company and its officers’ possible violations of federal securities laws.
On September 7, 2017, Equifax disclosed that the Company’s systems were hacked in a cybersecurity incident that may have affected about 143 million U.S. consumers. According to the Company, hackers accessed names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers as well as credit card numbers for about 209,000 consumers.
On this news, the Company’s share price fell significantly in after-hours trading on September 7, 2017.
If you purchased Equifax securities, have information or would like to learn more about these claims, or have any questions concerning this announcement or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at 215-638-4847, toll-free at 888-638-4847, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at www.howardsmithlaw.com.
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