Article, July 2008
The TransUnion credit bureau has finally announced
the sign-up for the class action lawsuit settlement.
By Ira Wilsker, APCUG Director;
Columnist, The Examiner, Beaumont, TX; Radio & TV Show Host
Details are at:
If you are one of 150 million people who used a credit or debit card, you are eligible for the settlement.
Register for Benefits
To receive benefits from this settlement, you must register by September 24, 2008. You may register for the following benefit options:
Sign up for six months of credit monitoring services. If you select this option, you can also register to possibly receive cash benefits in the event of a cash distribution or file an individual lawsuit against the Defendants. Sign up for nine months of enhanced credit monitoring services. If you select this option, you will not receive any further benefits, including a cash payment, and you will not be able to file an individual lawsuit against the Defendants. Register to possibly receive a cash payment. If you select this option, you can also sign up for six months of credit monitoring; however if you receive a cash payment, you cannot file an individual lawsuit against the Defendants.
You may only register once. Individuals with multiple submissions will only be eligible for the benefit chosen in the first registration.
If you have registered to receive credit monitoring, you will have six months after the Court grants final approval of the settlement and all appeals are resolved to activate your credit monitoring benefit. If you register for one or more of the benefits provided by this settlement, you will be notified about how to obtain these benefits after the Court grants final approval to the settlement and all appeals are resolved. If cash benefits become available they will not be distributed until at least two years after the Court grants final approval.
To register, please supply the following information.
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