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Four members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army have been charged with the 2017 hack of Atlanta-based credit reporting agency Equifax that compromised the personal and financial data of an estimated 147 million people, U.S. Attorney General William Barr announced Monday. 

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R. Robin McDonald

Daily Report reporter R. Robin McDonald's journalism career includes stints as a staff writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Wichita Eagle, and The Anniston Star and as a trial tracker at CourtTV and CNN. She is the author of two true crime books -- Black Widow: The True Story of the Hilley Poisonings and Secrets Never Lie: The Death of Sara Tokars.

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