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Emerson Scott, LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Experian for the Data Breach Regarding T-Mobile Customer Information

HOUSTON, Oct. 23, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Emerson Scott, LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court, Central District of California, Southern Division, Michael G. Brautigam v. Experian Holdings, Inc., Civil Action No. 8:15-cv-01616-JLS-JCG, on behalf of 15 million or more T-Mobile customers whose personal and financial information was compromised while in the possession of Experian during the period from at least September 1, 2013 through and including September 15, 2015

The hackers stole the personal information and personal financial information of T-Mobile customers whose information was used to either apply for services or finance the purchase of new devices from T-Mobile. The personal and financial information obtained by the hackers includes names, addresses, social security numbers, dates of birth, and various other personal identification numbers including passport, driver’s license, and/or military identification numbers.

Experian operates as an information services company that provides data and analytical tools to its customers around the world through several business lines including credit services, decision analytics, marketing services, and consumer services. As part of its business, and as touted in its annual report, Experian “hold[s] and securely manage[s] incredibly powerful, high-quality data” that “come[s] from many unique data sources [and includes] consumer and business credit, utilities, insurance, rental, healthcare payments and automotive data.”

Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of all T-Mobile customers whose personal and financial information was compromised. The plaintiff is represented by the Houston-based firm of Emerson Scott, LLP with offices in Houston, Texas and Little Rock, Arkansas, and represents consumers throughout the nation. Emerson Scott, LLP and its predecessor firms have devoted their practice to complex commercial litigation for more than thirty years and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for consumers in class actions throughout the United States. If you started service with T-Mobile during the time period specified above or if you upgraded your equipment and service and believe that your personal and financial information may have been hacked then please contact us immediately to protect your rights. It makes no difference what state you reside in.

IMPORTANT: If you received a letter from Experian informing you that your personal information has been compromised by this data breach, please contact plaintiff’s counsel, Emerson Scott, LLP, at the following toll-free number: 800-663-9817, or via e-mail to John G. Emerson (jemerson@emersonfirm.com) or David G. Scott (dscott@emersonfirm.com). A copy of the complaint is available from the Court or from Emerson Scott, LLP.

Source:Emerson Scott LLP