WV: Bank says Va. company failed to prevent ID theft (update1)

Here’s another breach I hadn’t heard about. Interesting to see the bank suing the firm for negligence in security. Kyla Asbury reports:

The Bank of Charles Town is suing N/L Entertainment after it claims the company failed to prevent the theft of debit card and credit information of its customers at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas in Winchester, Va.

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The bank claims at least 232 purchases were made using Bank of Charles Town customers’ debit cards.

As a result of the defendant’s negligence, the Bank of Charles Town has been damaged in the amount of $29,919.74 plus interest, according to the suit.

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Jefferson Circuit Court case number: 11-C-436

Read more on: The West Virginia Record.

I’ve emailed the law firm requesting a copy of the complaint as this is one I want to follow.

Update 1: I found a September statement from Alamo concerning the breach. I also found a number of media stories from September that I’ll enter in DataLossDB for this incident.

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