TX: Dozens of credit card numbers stolen from Driskill guests

Tony Plohetski reports:

The credit card numbers of dozens of recent guests at the downtown Driskill Hotel were stolen after thieves hacked into the accounting network for the hotel’s management company, officials said.

Austin police said they are still trying to determine the exact number of local victims, but that up to 700 people who stayed at about three dozen properties managed by Destination Hotels & Resorts nationally may have been affected.

Austin police are investigating the local thefts; agents for the U.S. Secret Service are investigating who accessed the accounting system for the company, based in Englewood, Colo.

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