Nationwide Pays $5.5M To AGs Over Data Breach

Law360, New York (August 9, 2017, 5:46 PM EDT) -- Thirty-three state attorneys general have reached a $5.5 million settlement with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. and its unit Allied Property & Casualty over a 2012 data breach in which highly sensitive information of more than 1 million people was stolen, Florida's attorney general announced on Wednesday.

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi said that she, 31 other state attorneys general, and the attorney general for the District of Columbia had reached the deal with the insurer over an Oct. 3, 2012, data breach that affected the private...
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