Experian Hid Major Data Breach From Victims, Suit Says

Law360 (March 22, 2018, 8:03 PM EDT) -- The San Diego city attorney hit Experian Data Corp. with a suit in California court Wednesday, claiming the credit reporting agency failed to notify millions of data breach victims it had inadvertently shared their personal information with a Vietnamese teenager who sold the data to criminals online.

The lawsuit, filed by San Diego City Attorney Mara W. Elliott, accuses Experian of failing to vet, monitor and supervise the companies who had access to confidential data of more than 200 million Americans. As a result, the suit said, Heiu Minh Ngo accessed and stole data from Experian's database and ran a business...

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