September 15, 2017

Reuters: U.S. Senator Warren introduces Equifax bill, launches industry probe

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Friday she has begun an investigation into Equifax's massive data breach, and along with 11 other Democratic senators, introduced a bill to allow consumers to freeze their credit for free.

Equifax came under increased pressure from lawmakers and U.S. states on Friday, while Canada said that it, too, was opening an investigation into a data breach that exposed sensitive information of some 143 million people.

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