On a special edition of "Political Rewind," the two finalists for mayor of Atlanta debate on Georgia Public Broadcasting. We ask the candidates, Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood, about a variety of issues important to the future of the city as Election Day approaches.
Three executives of the credit-reporting agency Equifax sold nearly $2 million worth of company stock within days of a massive data breach potentially affecting 143 million Americans — one that wasn't publicly disclosed until more than a month later.
In a statement, Equifax says the executives "had no knowledge that an intrusion had occurred at the time they sold their shares."
This past spring, David Mifflin looked at his credit report online and saw that something wasn't right.
There were inquiries from Chase Bank about an application for a credit card that someone was trying to open in his name. Mifflin, who lives in San Antonio, says he called the bank and was told the identity thieves "had my Social Security number."
He set up fraud alerts with the three major credit reporting companies. But he says the fraudulent attempts to open credit cards continued "multiple times a week, multiple times a day."