PSN, Qriocity, And SOE customers - Eligiblity for settlement benefits e-mail

TAZ427

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Did anyone else get this e-mail? Not sure if it's a scam as it came into my work e-mail and not my personal e-mail which I have associated w/ all my playstation stuff.

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[TD]If You Had a PlayStation Network, Qriocity, or Sony Online Entertainment Account Before Ma*y 1*5, 201*1, You Could Get Benefits from a Class Action Settlement.[/TD]
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[TD]A settlement has been reached with the Sony Entities about the illegal and unauthorized attacks (the “Intrusions”) in A*pril 20*11, on the computer network systems used to provide PlayStation Network (“PSN”), Qriocity, and Sony Online Entertainment (“SOE”) services. The Sony Entities deny any claims of wrongdoing in this case, and the settlement does not mean that the Sony Entities violated any laws or did anything wrong.[/TD]
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[TD]Who is included? The Class includes everyone in the US (including its territories) who had a PSN account, a Qriocity account, or an SOE account at any time before Ma*y 1*5, 20*11.[/TD]
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[TD]What does the settlement provide?[/TD]
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[TD]There are various benefits, depending in part on what type of account(s) you had. Benefits you could get (if you qualify) include:[/TD]
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[TD]Payment equal to paid wallet balances (if $2 or more) in PSN or SOE accounts that have been inactive since the Intrusions, [/TD]
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[TD]One or more of the following: a free PS3 or PSP game, 3 free PS3 themes, or a free 3-month subscription to PlayStation Plus (once valid claims exceed $10 million, class members will still be eligible for one free month of PlayStation Plus),[/TD]
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[TD]A free month of Music Unlimited for Qriocity accountholders who did not have a PSN account,[/TD]
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[TD]$4.50 in SOE Station Cash (amounts will be reduced proportionally if valid claims exceed $4 million).[/TD]
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[TD]Identity Theft Reimbursement: If you had out-of-pocket charges due to actual identity theft, and have documentation proving that the theft was caused by the Intrusion(s), you can submit a claim for reimbursement up to $2,500. Reimbursements will be reduced proportionally if the total amount payable on all valid claims would exceed $1 million.[/TD]
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[TD]How can I get benefits? To get benefits, you must file a claim form. Claim forms are available at WWW.PSNSOESETTLEMENT.COM. You can also request claim forms from the Claims Administrator by writing to PSN-SOE Settlement, P*O Bo*x 1*947, Fariba*ult, M*N 55*021 or by calling 1*-87*7-5*52-1*284. The earliest deadline to file a claim is Aug*ust 31, 2015, or 6*0 d*ays after the settlement becomes final and effective. Visit the we! bsite for more details on submitting a claim online or by mail.[/TD]
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[TD]Your other options. Even if you do nothing, you will be bound by the Court’s decisions. If you want to keep your right to sue the Sony Entities yourself, you must exclude yourself from the Settlement Class by Apr*il 1*0, 20*15. If you stay in the Settlement Class, you may object to the settlement by Ap*ril 1*0, 20*15. For instructions on how to exclude yourself from the Class or object to the settlement, please see WWW.PSNSOESETTLEMENT.COM. [/TD]
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[TD]The Court will hold a hearing in this case on M*ay 1, 20*15, to consider whether to approve the settlement, and a request by Class Counsel for fees, costs, and expenses up to $2,750,000. You or your own lawyer may appear and speak at the hearing at your own expense.[/TD]
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[TD]For more information or Claim Forms:[/TD]
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[TD]WWW.PSNSOESETTLEMENT.COM or 1*-87*7-55*2-1*284[/TD]
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[TD]PARA UNA NOTIFICACIÓN EN ESPAÑOL, VISITE NUESTRO SITIO DE INTERNET.[/TD]
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Edit: Cut and paste doesn't show it as well, here's a snapshot of some of it, showing the e-mail address it came from

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GazzaGSi

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Isn't that around the time when the Hack happened where psn was down for afew weeks?
Maybe something to do with that.
 

TAZ427

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[QUOTE="GazzaGSi, post: 6416165]Isn't that around the time when the Hack happened where psn was down for afew weeks?
Maybe something to do with that.[/QUOTE]

Yes, that's the implications, but not certain of the veracity of the e-mail. Whether it's someone trying to scam info or it's legit. I've found websites with contradicting information on whether this e-mail is legit.

I know that the lawsuit is legit.