AB Acquisition believes that the intrusion has been contained and is confident that its customers can safely use their credit and debit cards in its stores.
Based on the latest information from the ongoing investigation, it appears that the period of unauthorized access may have started on
Based on information we have at this time, Albertsons stores in
"We know our customers are concerned about the security of their payment card data, and we work hard to protect it," said
Continued Bates, "We understand the inconvenience and concern an incident like this can cause, and we deeply regret that our customers' data was targeted. "
Given the continuing nature of the investigation, it is possible that time frames, locations and/or at risk data in addition to that described above will be identified in the future.
More information will be available on the websites at albertsons.com, acmemarkets.com, jewelosco.com, and shaws.com within 24 hours. Although it has not yet been determined whether any cardholder data was in fact stolen, and there is no evidence to date of any misuse of such data,
A free copy of your credit report can also be obtained from each of the credit bureaus once a year by going to http://www.annualcreditreport.com or calling 877-322-8228. Hearing impaired consumers can access TDD services at 877-730-4104. We encourage you to monitor these reports, as well as your credit and debit card statements. You may also place a fraud alert or security freeze on your credit report by contacting the credit bureaus as listed below.
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