ATLANTA – Consumer Union demands Equifax to make changes, and do not believe the company has done enough to fix the breach.
The Consumers Union wants Equifax held responsible for the millions of customers still at risk for identity fraud.
On Thursday, 180,000 petitions signatures were brought Equifax headquarters in Atlanta. The signatures are from The letters ask Equifax to take seven steps to help consumers.
In the petition to Equifax, Consumers Union is asking the company to take these steps:
- PAY FOR CREDIT FREEZE BEYOND 30 DAYS
- EXTEND CREDIT MONITORING FOR AFFECTED CONSUMERS
- PROVIDE MORE DETAILED INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT HAPPENED
- REMOVE ALL MANDATORY ARBITRATION CLAUSES
- HIRE AND TRAIN STAFF WHO CAN REVIEW AND PROCESS COSTOMER DISPUTES PROMPTLY
- SET ASIDE A FUND TO COMPENSATE CONSUMERS WHOSE DATA WAS EXPOSED
- INVESTIGATE ALLEGATIONS OF INSIDER TRADING