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Secrecy shrouds breach of possibly a third payment cards processor

Visa and MasterCard are being circumspect about a new round of warnings they’ve issued regarding stolen credit and debit card numbers circulating in the criminal world — data  possibly stolen from another breach of a payment card processor. This follows major data thefts from Heartland Payment Sytems and RBS WorldPay,  for which precious few details […]

TJX data theft leads to money-laundering scam

USA TODAY June 12, 2007 By Jon Swartz and Byron Acohido, USA TODAY Find the original copy of this article here: JACKSONVILLE – Last fall, 19-year-old Irving Escobar crisscrossed northern and central Florida using counterfeit credit cards to buy stacks of $400 gift cards from Wal-Mart stores, cashing them in to buy TVs, PCs and […]