International Fraud Investigation Began with Cyber Attack on Store Chains Security System

From a press release from the PCSO this afternoon:


On Friday, January 18th, 2013, the Pinal County Sheriff’s Office began receiving numerous reports of fraudulent credit and debit card use/transactions. As of this morning, our office has received over 400 reported cases. It has been determined during the investigation that the victims had all used their credit or debit cards at either Bashas, AJ’s Fine Foods and or Food City locations to make purchases. The fraudulent charges to victims accounts are occurring in Arizona, Texas, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, North Carolina, Italy, France, Canada and Mexico.

Get the whole press release here and if you’ve used these stores you need to check your statements carefully.


About Jeff

Long time volunteer in the San Tan Valley/Queen Creek area of Arizona.

Posted on February 5, 2013, in From The PCSO, Press Release and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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