Ongoing investigation and class action lawsuit stemming from Hannaford Brothers Co. announcement on March 17, 2008 on its website that there was a data intrusion into its computer network that resulted in the theft of consumer credit and debit card numbers. The stolen data included credit and debit card numbers and expiration dates, which were accessed from Hannaford's computer system during transmission of card authorization. The intrusion affected all Hannaford stores located throughout the North Eastern U.S., as well as Sweetbay stores in Florida. Published news reports indicated that 4.2 million unique credit and debit card numbers have been exposed to potential fraud. To date, there have been approximately 1,800 cases of reported credit and debit card fraud stemming from the breach.
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Hannaford Brothers Company
Hannaford Brothers Company owns and operates a chain of grocery stores. Hannaford Brothers Company is wholly-owned subsidiary of Delhaize America.
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