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MarketWatch: Warren seeks answers from Equifax, introduces bill giving consumers more control over financial data

By: Mike Murphy

Sen. Elizabeth Warren is asking for an investigation into the causes of Equifax Inc.'s massive data breach and introducing a new bill that would give consumers more control over their credit data.

In a letter to Equifax, the Massachusetts Democrat said the company "has failed to provide the necessary information describing exactly how this happened, and exactly how [its] security systems failed," adding that initial customer service information "did nothing to clarify the situation and actually appeared to be efforts to hoodwink [consumers] into waiving important legal rights."

Read more on the MarketWatch website here.

 

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