JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Popular ride-sharing company Uber will pay the state of Mississippi $716,861.15 after reaching a settlement over its 2016 data breach.
This is part of an overall settlement with each state totaling $148 million.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Uber failed to address a data breach to its affected drivers for an entire year after becoming aware of the incident.
This affected 1,230 drivers in Mississippi and 600,000 nationwide.