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After Equifax breach, a bank pushes credit file freezes

As part of the Freeze Day festivities, Umpqua staged a mock snowball fight to start the workday and gave employees a US$10 reimbursement for any fees involved with freezing their credit.

Portland, Oregon

IN THE months since Equifax allowed the Social Security numbers of 145 million Americans to fall into the hands of thieves, the company has apologised, consumers have expressed rage and politicians have lashed the company at public hearings in Washington.

The banks...