Target Consumer Takes $10M Breach Deal Protest To 8th Circ.

By Steven Trader (December 10, 2015, 3:29 PM EST) -- A consumer has appealed to the Eighth Circuit a $10 million settlement to resolve multidistrict litigation over Target's notorious 2013 data breach that compromised up to 110 million consumers' personal information, which was signed off on by a Minnesota federal judge in November.

Though a notice of appeal submitted last week by California resident James Sciaroni did not indicate a reason for his appeal, the man objected to the proposed deal back in July, calling the $6.75 million in attorneys' fees unreasonable and questioning whether any of the nonmonetary relief, such as increased security standards, truly had any benefit to the...

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