Ian McKendry is the Congress reporter for American Banker. He previously covered the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., anti-money laundering and cybersecurity. Before joining American Banker he was an economic reporter for Market News International.
A mishmash of lawmakers from different parties and committees are wading into the aftermath of Equifax’s megabreach, with some using it to advance their policy agendas while others are calling for possible criminal prosecution.
Lawmakers signaled Monday that Congress will likely have a swift and powerful response to revelations that the credit reporting company Equifax was hacked, exposing 143 million people to identity theft.