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Wall Street and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are on the same side for once — they’re piling skepticism onto the credit-ratings firm Equifax
The credit-score industry has also lured short-sellers, sending bearish bets in Equifax to a 17-month high.
An industry lawyer who’s represented Facebook and payday lenders will lead key consumer protection unit, despite Democratic outrage
Andrew Smith, a lawyer who's represented dozens of companies currently being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission, has been confirmed to lead the Commission's consumer protection unit, despite strong opposition from Democrats.
A former Equifax executive has been charged with insider trading for selling shares before the company’s massive data breach was announced
Jun Ying, who was next in line to be Equifax's global chief information officer, made almost $1 million on the trades, according to an SEC complaint.
Freezing your credit after the Equifax breach won’t prevent the most common type of identity theft — here’s what will
Most identity-theft victims have current accounts stolen, which Equifax's free credit freeze won't stop.
Thieves are using regular people’s names and identities to swindle the US government in a new scam that puts anyone at risk
Equifax exposed the personal information of 143 million Americans — and fraudsters may be using that data to apply for FEMA disaster relief.
A report from a special committee formed by Equifax's board said that "none of the four executives had knowledge of the incident when their trades were made."
Congress just killed a rule that would have made it easier for consumers to sue banks — here’s why people are so upset
The Senate passed a bill on Tuesday killing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's forced-arbitration rule after a bitter fight between parties.
OPINION: Companies like Equifax would love to take away your right to sue them, so the GOP will make that happen for them.
One enterprising attendee of the Senate hearing is trolling Smith, sitting behind him in the gallery wearing a top hat, bushy white mustache, and a monocle.
"I worry that your job today is about damage control: to put a happy face on your firm's disgraceful actions and then depart with a golden parachute."