Iowans report fraud from stolen Michael’s store PINs
Another rash of card fraud as a result of the Michael’s Store breach months ago? It seems that it may be. Adam Belz of the Des Moines Register reports:
Bankers contacted by the Register were not willing to connect any recent debit-card fraud to the Michael’s in Ankeny. So while all customers who used debit cards at the store in the late winter and spring could potentially have compromised debit or credit cards, it’s not clear all bank customers have been notified of the breach.
Kramer said it’s only fair to assume that recent reported debit card fraud in the metro area is connected to the Michael’s in Ankeny. The chain’s other three Iowa locations where the PIN pad was compromised are in Coralville, Davenport and Marion.
“That is the only known fraud that we have seen in this area at this time,” Kramer said.
Read more on the Des Moines Register.