Huge bank card scam hits Bermuda

How curious…. Canadian Tire had told me that 2% of their customers’s cards had been misused as a result of the Heartland Payment Systems breach. Now another non-US entity mentions 2%. Have we gotten reports from any UK banks yet?

Hundreds of debit and credit card customers in Bermuda have been dragged into one of the world’s biggest security breaches.

Bank of Bermuda and Butterfield Bank are warning customers to be on guard after cyber-crooks hacked into the computer system of an overseas payment company.

Individuals and businesses with Visa and MasterCard cards are said to be at risk from the data breach at Heartland Payment Services.


The widespread security breach has affected fewer than two per cent of Bank of Bermuda’s card users and “a small number” of Butterfield Bank customers.

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