State Attorneys General Probing Experian Breach

 U.S. state attorneys general reportedly have launched a multistate investigation into a breach in which crooks allegedly gained access to some 200 million Social Security numbers via a unit of credit bureau Experian PLC.

Among the states conducting the investigation include Illinois and Connecticut, according to Reuters.

“We are investigating," Maura Possley, a spokeswoman for Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, said in the Reuters report. "It's part of a multistate investigation.”

Experian declined to comment, Reuters said.

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