US lenders tighten checks after Equifax breach

by | October 16, 2017 2:16 pm

US banks are stepping up anti-fraud controls after the data breach at credit checking group Equifax put about half the country’s population at risk of identity theft.   Executives at banks including Citigroup and Wells Fargo said customers would face new checks because of the increased risk of identity fraud, a problem that already costs…

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