By [email protected] (Wang Wei) Equifax, one of the three largest credit-reporting firms in the United States, has to pay up to $700 million in fines to settle a series of state and federal investigations into the massive 2017 data breach that exposed the personal and financial data of nearly 150 million Americans—that’s almost half the country.

According to an official announcement by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC

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