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Following hack, Equifax offers free identity theft services with a big hidden cost

Millions of Americans who were potentially impacted by a massive data breach at credit monitoring firm Equifax may find themselves in another quandary, should they choose to take advantage of the company’s free identity theft services. Equifax announced on Thursday that it had experienced a data breach affecting at least 143 million U.S. consumers. Credit […]
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