$13 Million Settlement Preliminarily Approved In Home Depot Data Breach Suit

Mealey's (March 10, 2016, 11:17 AM EST) -- ATLANTA — A Georgia federal judge on March 8 granted preliminary approval to a $13 million settlement between Home Depot Inc. and a class of consumer plaintiffs related to a 2014 breach of the retailer’s network (In re: The Home Depot Inc., Customer Data Security Breach Litigation, No. 1:14-md-02583, N.D. Ga.).

(Order available. Document #97-160324-024R.)

Data Breach Discovered

Between April and September 2014, Home Depot experienced a large data breach in which hackers stole the personal and financial information of approximately 56 million Home Depot customers....
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