Exclusive: N.Y. regulator subpoenas Equifax over massive breach



By Karen Freifeld and John McCrankNew York state’s financial services regulator has issued a subpoena to Equifax Inc (EFX. N) demanding it provide more information about the massive data breach the credit-reporting firm disclosed this month, a person familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO – Credit reporting company Equifax Inc. offices are pictured in AtlantaNew York’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) sent the subpoena to Equifax on Sept. 14, said the person, who declined to be named because the matter has not been made public. The subpoena seeks documents related to the hack that compromised the personal data of up to 143 million Americans, details on when Equifax learned of the breach andwhat actions it took after it was discovered, as well as other information, the person said.

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