Sep 8, 2017 - Economy

Equifax stock plunges after reported security breach

Data:; Chart: Andrew Witherspoon / Axios

Equifax stock plunged 14% this morning from its height yesterday after news broke that the credit reporting agency was the subject of a cybersecurity breach that might have compromised the personal information of 143 million Americans.

Adding fuel to the fire: Three major Equifax managers sold almost $2 million in the company's stock just days after they became aware of the incident, per Bloomberg.

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