District court tosses all 13 counts in breach lawsuit against Schnuck Markets

Tara Mapes reports:

A District Court for the Southern District of Illinois has tossed all 13 counts in data breach case against a grocery store, noting the plaintiffs were too general in their allegations.

The Community Bank of Trenton, University of Illinois Employees Credit Union, First Federal Savings Bank of Champaign-Urbana, and Southpointe Credit Union filed a lawsuit Sept. 28, against Schnuck Markets, Inc. alleging allegations of the civil provisions of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), contractual breaches, and other torts when it fell victim to a data breach.

The breach, the plaintiffs argued, caused them to suffer financial losses.

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