NY: Rite Aid employee stole customer addresses, credit card numbers

Abbott Brant reports:

If you shopped at Rite Aid‘s 238 Hooker Ave. store in the past year, you should keep an eye on your bank and credit card statements, according to the Rite Aid Corporation.

A Rite Aid associate at the Poughkeepsie location “may have obtained limited customer information” including customer names, addresses and payment card information in order to make “unauthorized payment card transactions,” according to a press release from the corporation.

The Rite Aid associate accused of the thefts is no longer employed at the store, according to Rite Aid. City of Poughkeepsie Police charged Kevin Thomas, 26, of the Town of Poughkeepsie, on Nov. 24 with second-degree identify theft, a class E felony.

Read more on Poughkeepsie Journal.

Has Rite Aid really taken more than 60 days to notify people of this incident? Some investigations are more difficult than others, but even so….


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