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Identity theft
12:00 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Illinois A.G. Leads Multi-State Investigation Into Target Breach

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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning consumers to monitor more than just their credit card statements in the wake of big data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus stores.

Madigan, along with Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen, is leading a multi-state investigation into the Target breach.

Target revealed in early January that names, addresses, and phone numbers were among the information stolen, increasing the risk of identity theft.

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Credit Card Breach
9:01 am
Mon April 15, 2013

Data Breach At Schnucks Could Affect More Than Two Million Cards

Schnuck Markets says 2.4 million customers may have had their credit cards compromised in a four-month data breach.
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Schnuck Markets says more than two million customers in the St. Louis area may have been impacted by a data breach that stretched from December 2012 until March 29.

The company said in a statement today that the cyber-attack possibly affected 79 of its 100 stores. Officials emphasized that the hackers only accessed the credit card numbers and expirations dates of victims - not their names, addresses or any identifying information.

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