‘Monopoly man’ appears at Senate hearing on Equifax breach

WASHINGTON D.C. (WFLA/CNN) – A guy dressed up like the Monopoly man character photo-bombed the Senate banking committee’s hearing on Equifax on Wednesday.

He sat right behind former Equifax CEO Richard Smith, who is testifying about the company’s massive security breach.

Non-profit groups Public Citizen and American’s for Financial Reform say they organized his appearance.

The campaign manager explained the character’s appearance as Equifax and Wells Fargo using a “get out of jail free card” to ensure consumers can’t hold them accountable in court.

Smith will also testify later at a Senate judiciary subcommittee on privacy, but there’s no word on if Monopoly man will attend as well.

STORIES OTHERS ARE CLICKING ON-

BACK TO TOP STORIES

WFLA.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s