NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP (“Scott+Scott”), a national shareholder and consumer rights litigation firm, has commenced an investigation into whether Equifax, Inc. (“Equifax” or the “Company”) (NYSE:EFX) or its officers and directors violated securities laws or their fiduciary duties. If you purchased or otherwise acquired Equifax stock, you are encouraged to contact a Scott+Scott attorney at (844) 818-6982 for more information.
After the market closed on September 7, 2017, Equifax announced a “cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers.” The data breach purportedly began in May 2017 and continued until July 29, 2017. The hackers accessed names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and driver’s license numbers.
It was also reported that three of Equifax’s officers and managers sold stock before the hack was revealed.
As of this writing, Equifax stock is down over $17 per share, or over 12%, since its closing price on September 7th.
Scott+Scott is investigating Equifax’s disclosures and corporate policies regarding cybersecurity.
What You Can Do
If you purchased Equifax stock and suffered a loss from this stock drop, and you wish to discuss this investigation, please contact attorney Joe Pettigrew at (844) 818-6982, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP
Scott+Scott has significant experience in prosecuting major securities, antitrust, and employee retirement plan actions throughout the United States. The firm represents pension funds, foundations, individuals, and other entities worldwide with offices in New York, London, Connecticut, California, and Ohio.