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Hudson’s Bay Data Breach $278,480 Settlement Gets Final Nod

June 9, 2022, 3:33 PM

A $278,480 class settlement with Hudson’s Bay Co. and others following a data breach was approved by a federal court in New York but the plaintiffs’ lawyers saw their nearly $1.35 million fee request cut to $898,000.

The deal covers customers who made purchases at brick-and-mortar Lord & Taylor, Saks and Saks OFF 5TH stores between May 1, 2017 and April 1, 2018.

They alleged that a syndicate called “JokerStash” or “Fin7” accessed cardholder information and sold it on the dark web. The breach caused them to spend time monitoring their accounts and safeguarding account information, they said. Some customers ...