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Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, left, and NY Attorney General Letitia James, right. Photos: Michael Marciano/Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM Connecticut Attorney General William Tong, left, and New York Attorney General Letitia James, right. Photos: Michael Marciano/Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Forty-one attorneys general—including from Florida, Georgia, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Texas and New Jersey—announced Thursday they have settled a data breach case against a debt collection agency that potentially exposed the personal information of up to 21 million individuals.

As part of the settlement agreement between the states and Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau, which does business as American Medical Collection Agency or AMCA, the company might be liable for upward of $21 million.

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Robert Storace

Robert Storace covers legal trends, lawsuits and analysis for the Connecticut Law Tribune. Follow him on Twitter @RobertSCTLaw or reach him at 203-437-5950.

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