T-Mobile customers have until January 23 to file a claim and receive up to $100 from a $ 350 million cash settlement.
T-Mobile Cash Settlement
August 16, 2021, when T-Mobile announced that t fell the victim to a criminal cyberattack on its systems and the attacker compromised the personal information of approximately 76 million U.S. consumers.
T-Mobile was first alerted to the potential intrusion by a forum post from a hacker claiming to be selling huge amounts of personal data. Names, addresses, birth dates, Social Security numbers, and license IDs were stolen, but no financial information about the user was compromised.
In addition to the $ 350 million payout, T-Mobile will also spend another $ 150 million on data security and related technology. The settlement has not yet been finalized since it is still awaiting clearance. The finalization hearing is scheduled for January 20, 2023, at 10 am, assuming there are no delays by appeals or other proceedings.
Here’s How To Be Eligible For The Cash Settlement
You should be both past and present users may file and submit a claim. The T-Mobile, customers can get $25 cash payments, while California residents are entitled to have $100. Plus, the company will reimburse you up to $25,000 if you had to spend time or money to recover from fraud or identity theft relating to the breach.
The company has also agreed to pay for two years of McAfee’s ID Theft Protection Service to anyone who even believes they were a victim of the hack. If you received a letter informing you of the proposed settlement by mail, you can contact your status by emailing the Settlement Administrator or calling 833-512-2314.
Furthermore, Consumers have only three days left to claim the cash settlement from Keurig’s $ 10 million plus, the Procter & Gamble $ 8 million settlement will only accept claims for another few weeks.
Lastly, you can visit the T-Mobile settlement website and click submit a claim.