Saturday, May 11, 2013
The cost to the bank has been "significant," an executive said.
Customers of Commerce Bank should keep an eye on the mail. You're likely getting new debit cards, even if you didn't ask for one. Clayton-based Commerce Bancshares confirms that customers throughout the region are getting new cards as a precaution following a security breach at Schnucks grocery stores around the area that compromised customer financial data. Carl Bradbury, Commerce's Director of Consumer Products, wouldn't identify Schnucks by name in an interview Thursday but did acknowledge "a large event" where cards were considered compromised, prompting the move. The decision to re-issue does not mean that a customer's card was necessarily compromised, but that it was used during a time period where others were. Bradbury also said …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 stores may were compromised. Do you still shop at Schnucks, or have you picked a different grocery store now?
Schnucks Brentwood, 8800 Manchester Rd., is among more than 50 St. Louis area stores impacted by the recent security breach. Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at a total of 79 stores may were compromised between December and March. (View the full list of stores affected.) Schnucks customers across St. Louis have found fraudulent charges on their debit and cards. Others have had their cards canceled to prevent fraudulent charges. Read more: Schnucks Says Card Problem Is Due To Cyberattack The grocery chain has since been hit with a class action suit, St. Louis Business-Journal reported. “Customers have asked me if it is safe to shop at Schnucks. Yes, we believe it is, and we will work hard to keep it that …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 stores may have been compromised. Check out the list of stores and the latest on the security breach investigation.
Monday morning, Schnucks released its list of St. Louis area stores that were impacted by the recent security breach. As a result of that breach, Schnucks customers across the St. Louis area have found fraudulent charges on their debit and cards. The Schnucks stores on the list (which can be found in the PDF portion of this article along with a timeline issued by Schnucks) are located in a number of Patches throughout St. Louis, St. Charles and surrounding counties. Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 may have been compromised between December and March. The company also says the card number and expiration date may have been accessed, but not the cardholder’s name or address. Schnucks has also set up a …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Secret Service is not yet officially involved in an investigation, but has advice for worried St. Louis County consumers.
Authorities from jurisdictions around the St. Louis area are confirming reports in recent days that Schnucks, the Maryland Heights-based grocery chain, may have had its credit card collection system compromised, making consumers vulnerable to identity theft. Creve Coeur Police and the St. Louis County Police are some of the agencies which have taken reports. The St. Louis County Wildwood Precinct posted an alert on its Facebook page Wednesday stating the department has taken numerous reports for fraudulent use of a credit device. Police also warned, "You may have seen the news and learned there had been a recent epedemic of these reports throughout St. Louis County and its municipalities. We are asking that you be vigilant in checking your…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
More than $500 was stolen between Jan. 16 and Feb. 16, 2012, according to Brentwood Police.
A Petsmart employee stole at least $500 in cash from the store by faking merchandise returns, Brentwood Police said. Mark Tyler, 39, of the 4400 block of Turquoise in the Affton area, was charged Jan. 25 with felony theft. Brentwood Police said Tyler worked for the Petsmart store in the Promenade, made fraudulent returns and kept the cash between Jan. 16 and Feb. 16. Bail for Tyler was set at $10,000. For more crime information on Maplewood-Brentwood Patch, see the following articles: