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Attorney General offers advice for possible Equifax data breach victims


September 20, 2017

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office has advice for anyone affected by the Equifax data breach. The company, one of the three major nationwide credit reporting agencies, recently announced a serious data breach that could impact millions of Washington consumers.

The Attorney General’s Office suggests that consumers take the following actions:

• Find out if your information was compromised by the Equifax breach: Visit to find out if you have been impacted. There have been some reports that information from the site may not be reliable, so it is safest to assume your information has been compromised.

• Consider a credit freeze:...

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