Supervalu lawsuit: Hackers may have stolen credit card info from local Shop ‘n Save customers

Daniel Kelly reports:

A class-action lawsuit alleges a national chain of grocery stores, which includes several local Shop ‘n Save stores, failed to protect its customers from hackers who may have stolen their financial information.

Representatives of Supervalu, the parent company of Shop ‘n Save, have said they do not know of any customers affected by the data breach.

A Supervalu spokesman could not be reached for comment about the lawsuit.

Four people, two from Missouri and two from the metro-east, seek more than $5 million from Supervalu in a lawsuit filed Monday in federal court.

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SUPERVALU had posted a statement on their site that begins:

Consumer Security Advisory

SUPERVALU® experienced a criminal intrusion into the portion of its computer network that processes payment card transactions for some of its retail food stores under the Cub Foods, Hornbacher’s, Farm Fresh, Shop ‘N Save and Shoppers Food & Pharmacy banners, including some of its associated stand-alone liquor stores. The Company has not determined that any cardholder data was in fact stolen by the intruder, and it has no evidence of any misuse of any such data, but is making this announcement out of an abundance of caution.

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