IRS awards Equifax no-bid, $7.25 million contract after hack

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IRS awards Equifax $7.25M “taxpayer identity” contract weeks after hack

Just because your resume says you exposed the personal data, including Social Security numbers, of some 143 million Americans while practicing unsafe security, it doesn’t mean you can’t score a multi-million dollar contract with the Internal Revenue Service. That’s the case even if your name is Equifax and you’re being contracted by the IRS to “verify taxpayer identity” to combat fraud.

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