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Target breach impacts local residents

Customers warned to monitor credit

It was in late December that Target Chief Executive Officer Greg Steinhafel confirmed a data breach had taken place in the companies American stores.
“Target is working closely with law enforcement and financial institutions, and has identified and resolved the issue,” he said in a prepared statement.
This was little consolation to the 40 million-some customers, including some from Great Bend, touched by the incident. Many suddenly found themselves locked out of their accounts as their banks responded to the hack.
The retailer said that the data breach took place between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15. The incident involved the ...


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