A total of 31 U.S. Senators, including 29 Democrats and two Independents, signed and sent a letter of Inquiry to the leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) regarding the status of the CFPB’s stalled probe into a massive data breach by Equifax, a credit reporting corporation, in which hackers accessed personal information on some 143 million Americans last year.

“The letter adds to mounting pressure on Mick Mulvaney, the interim head of the CFPB, to resume a full-scale probe into the company after Reuters reported that the bureau had pulled back from an investigation into how hackers were able to steal data Equifax had gathered on around 143 million Americans,” according to Reuters.

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