First arrests made in Heartland data breach case

Chuck Miller reports:

Three men have been arrested in Tallahasee, Fla., in connection with the Heartland Payment Systems data breach, authorities said.

The men, Tony Acreus, Jeremy Frazier and Timothy Johns, each were charged with multiple counts of credit card fraud, police said. The arrests were part of a larger investigation into the breach,

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“There is no evidence that they were the masterminds of this breach,” Drzewiecki said. “All that we were able to connect is that the credit card numbers were stolen in the hijacking of the records from the Heartland processing center.”

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