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Debit-card data stolen in breach of retailer

Investigators have traced a recent rash of fraudulent debit-card transactions across the globe to the theft of as many as 200,000 debit records from an office-supply store in California, according to media reports. Both Washington Mutual and the Bank of America have canceled customers’ debit cards because of the breach, but neither bank has disclosed the name of the retailer, except to say it is a big-box store, the reports stated. The fraudulent activity may be related to a consumer fraud alert issued in the Sacramento area last November, the report in News.com stated. Full Story

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