The Massachusetts attorney general is objecting to the proposed Equifax data breach settlement, calling it an “end run” by the Atlanta-based credit bureau to avoid ongoing litigation in her state.
In an amicus brief supporting other objectors to the proposed $1.4 billion settlement, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey asked Chief Judge Thomas Thrash of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia to reject the settlement unless it’s modified to ensure that Massachusetts’ case against Equifax can proceed.
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