If you've been putting off filing your claim from the according to the Federal Trade Commission. And you can either file yours online or mail one in. If you choose to mail your settlement, it must be postmarked no later than that date.-- which affected nearly half of the US population -- there's still time. You have until Jan. 22, 2020 to submit your claims,
The breach affected 147 million people, and is, exposing names, birth dates, Social Security numbers and addresses, along with 209,000 credit card numbers.
To begin, check if your information were exposed in the data breach. If you're eligible to file, collect all your documents and receipts that show your losses and out-of-pocket expenses as a result of the hack. Then when you're ready, you can file. We have a guide for how to and what the settlement payments can cover.
The earliest you can expect to receive benefits, the FTC said, is the day after the submission deadline: Jan. 23, 2020.
If you did rush to submit your claim, the FTC said you can revise your request, especially in light of the .
If you've filed, the FTC said you'll receive an email from the settlement administrator with instructions on how to switch requests.