Chick-fil-A Has Shocking Announcement


January 2, 2015 9:02am PST

Chick-fil-A announced Wednesday that they are investigating a possible credit card breach that may have affected about 9,000 customers across 5 states.

Customers who used their cards at Chick-fil-A restaurants in Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia as long ago as last December are possibly affected.

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The chicken sandwich chain explained got wind of the ‘limited suspicious payment card activity’ via payment industry contacts and that they ‘received the inital report [of the unusual activity] late Friday, December 19’  in a statement on Also noted there, they have reached out to federal law enforcement.

‘Chick-fil-A recently received reports of potential unusual activity involving payment cards used at a few of our restaurants,’ the company said in a statement on its website. ‘We take our obligation to protect customer information seriously, and we are working with leading IT security firms, law enforcement and our payment industry contacts to determine all of the facts.’

We want to assure our customers we are working hard to investigate these events and will share additional facts as we are able to do so. If the investigation reveals that a breach has occurred, customers will not be liable for any fraudulent charges to their accounts — any fraudulent charges will be the responsibility of either Chick-fil-A or the bank that issued the card. If our customers are impacted, we will arrange for free identity protection services, including credit monitoring.’

(h/t: The Daily Mail)


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