Equifax investigation (Office of the Attorney General - Hawaii)

Russ Kick filed this request with the Office of the Attorney General - Hawaii of Hawaii.

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From: Russ Kick

Dear Public Records Officer:

This is a request under Hawaii Uniform Information Practices Act.

According to numerous news reports, Equifax Inc. has said that Attorneys General from all 50 states have been investigating/probing Equifax's actions regarding the massive info breach that the company revealed in September 2017.

I hereby request the following:

1) All INTERIM and FINAL/CLOSING reports, memos, and similar documents that your office has created regarding the Equifax breach.

2) All letters and similar correspondence sent to Equifax, informing them of your findings, requirements, etc.

3) All documents that Equifax has sent to your office in the course of the investigation/probe.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees over $10, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request be filled electronically, by email attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you for your assistance.

Sincerely,

Russ Kick

From: Office of the Attorney General - Hawaii

Dear Mr. Kick,

The Department of the Attorney General, State of Hawai'i is unable to disclose the records your requested because the Department does not maintain these records. The Office of Consumer Protection, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (OCP) is believed to maintain the records you seek. Attached is a Notice to Requester that contains this information and other information that you may find helpful.

Under Hawai'i law, the Director of the OCP is designated as consumer counsel for the State. Hawai'i Revised Statutes (HRS) 487-5. OCP plays a critical role in protecting the interests of the consumer public. HRS 487-1. For example, State law pertaining to security breaches requires a business to notify OCP if it provides notice of a security breach to more than one thousand persons at one time. HRS 487N-2(f).

Sincerely,

Mana Moriarty
Deputy Attorney General
Commerce & Economic Development Division
Department of the Attorney General
State of Hawaii
Telephone: 808-587-2952

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