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Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith, left, speaks with former Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), now with DLA Piper, right, before the start of a House Energy & Banking Committee hearing on Equifax's data breach, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith, left, speaks with former Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), now with DLA Piper, right, before the start of a House Energy & Banking Committee hearing on Equifax’s data breach, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017. (Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM)

With lawyers from King & Spalding sitting behind him Tuesday, former Equifax Inc. chief executive Richard Smith recounted to a U.S. House panel how his credit bureau turned to the law firm within 48 hours of learning about the data breach that compromised the personal information of nearly half the U.S. population.

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