More than 76 million T-Mobile customers could claim part of a $350 million payout, after a huge data breach.
By Ben Demers
Since 2021, T-Mobile has been reeling from a massive data breach affecting the personal information of more than 76 million customers. The telecom giant announced in August 2021 (opens in new tab) that hackers had accessed countless customer names, Social Security numbers, phone numbers, addresses and dates of birth.
The plaintiffs' attorneys announced a consolidated class action lawsuit in May 2022, alleging that “T-Mobile completely failed to meet its privacy obligations and protect sensitive consumer data. Instead, T-Mobile suffered one of the largest and most consequential data breaches in U.S. history.”