Some Maine Uber drivers set to get money in national settlement

MAINE (WABI) - Some Uber drivers in Maine will get a small payout as part of a settlement for a 2016 data breach.

Uber has settled the case by agreeing to pay out $148-million.

Around 600,000 drivers were affected when hackers gained access to personal information.

Uber failed to report the breach in a timely manner, waiting a year to report it.

Each driver in Maine impacted will get $100.

Uber has also agreed to strengthen its security practices.