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Equifax - Homedepot Breach - 7 months free *Targeted*

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If someone got the email and is not using it, is it possible for someone else to redeem it?
I'd be down to pay like $15 lol
When I had the 1 year free homedepot I'd login to equifax every few days and watch my score change lol.

Was kinda fun seeing it go down a few points then up like ten points.
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BengaliPrince wrote:
May 25th, 2017 2:50 pm
If someone got the email and is not using it, is it possible for someone else to redeem it?
I'd be down to pay like $15 lol
When I had the 1 year free homedepot I'd login to equifax every few days and watch my score change lol.
Did the same.
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BengaliPrince wrote:
May 25th, 2017 2:50 pm
If someone got the email and is not using it, is it possible for someone else to redeem it?
I'd be down to pay like $15 lol
When I had the 1 year free homedepot I'd login to equifax every few days and watch my score change lol.

Was kinda fun seeing it go down a few points then up like ten points.
Everyone has a unique claim number tied to their name.
Unless you're lucky enough to find another person with the exact first and last name as yours, you're SOL.
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ahato wrote:
May 25th, 2017 10:24 am
How did you get the 2 years free ?
its all over redflagdeals... people even without credit card able to used it... :D
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caveat_emptor wrote:
May 25th, 2017 7:48 pm
its all over redflagdeals... people even without credit card able to used it... :D
Still?

Also, forgive my ignorance, was there a recent breach or is this a continuation of the last one? I got the one year free whenever that was....
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dtm252535 wrote:
May 25th, 2017 8:02 pm
Still?

Also, forgive my ignorance, was there a recent breach or is this a continuation of the last one? I got the one year free whenever that was....
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this is just a continuation. i received the email but i dont want to pay initially.... im all good with the free equifax for 2 years... thats good enough for me
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A friend of mine filed the claim but has not got the message yet. Anyone else has similar experience?
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When the home depot thing happened and we got 1 year free, i never filed a claim I just called the # and they asked for my name and gave me a code to redeem on the Equifax site.

Gonna call them tomorrow and see if they can give me a claim number maybe they have one on record for me.
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Can we do this if we got the free year from the breach last year?
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deadice wrote:
May 29th, 2017 9:50 am
Can we do this if we got the free year from the breach last year?
I got the free year and they sent me the email, so I assume so?
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Wonder if they go that route again but I doubt, keep us posted ;)
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I'm gonna go jump some real actual hoops instead. Get my exercise, you know...
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I am on the fence on this....really don't want to sign up and not get reimbursed for some reason.

I went for a couple of years with the original HD breach and then there was another one for Target, seemed like it would never end, there was always another breach....are there any other true free ones out there?
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