NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorney Advertising-- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC is investigating potential claims on behalf of purchasers of Equifax Inc. ("Equifax" or the "Company") (NYSE: EFX). Such investors are encouraged to obtain additional information and assist the investigation by visiting the firm's site: www.bgandg.com/efx.
The investigation concerns whether Equifax and certain of its officers and/or directors have violated Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
On September 7, 2017, after-market hours, Equifax announced a cybersecurity hack that potentially involved the private information of about 143 million U.S. consumers. Equifax also said that certain filed including names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, driver's license numbers and credit card numbers were accessed. Equifax said it learned of the hack on July 29 and acted immediately, engaging with "a leading, independent cybersecurity firm that has been conducting a comprehensive forensic review to determine the scope of the intrusion, including the specific data impacted." Equifax also said it also reported the criminal access to law enforcement. Following this news, Equifax stock price has dropped as much as $8.52, or 5.97%, after-market hours on September 7, 2017.
If you are aware of any facts relating to this investigation, or purchased shares of Equifax, you can assist this investigation by visiting the firm's site: www.bgandg.com/efx. You can also contact Peretz Bronstein or his Investor Relations Analyst, Yael Hurwitz of Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC: 212-697-6484.
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