Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Mackenzie resident told Shrewsbury Police that $750 in merchandise was purchased in Pennsylvania.
A Mackenzie woman told Shrewsbury Police that $750 was charged to her credit card after a visit to Crestwood Schnucks. On Friday, April 12, Shrewsbury Police investigated the fraudulent use of a credit device for a resident in the 7000 block of Rhodes Avenue, according to Shrewsbury Police reports. The victim told police that she used her card at a Schnucks store in Crestwood and there were eight charges on her card on Thursday, April 11, with $750 of merchandise purchased at retail stores in Pennsylvania. The woman had not traveled to Pennsylvania. The Crestwood store was one of more than 50 St. Louis stores affected by a recent security breach. Read more: Crestwood Schnucks Involved in Credit Card Security Breach More crime news from …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 stores may were compromised. Do you still shop at Schnucks, or have you picked a different grocery store now?
The Crestwood Schnucks, 9540 Watson Rd., is among more than 50 St. Louis area stores impacted by the recent security breach. Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at a total of 79 stores may were compromised between December and March. (View the full list of stores affected.) Schnucks customers across St. Louis have found fraudulent charges on their debit and cards. Others have had their cards canceled to prevent fraudulent charges. Read more: Schnucks Says Card Problem Is Due To Cyberattack The grocery chain has since been hit with a class action suit, St. Louis Business-Journal reported. “Customers have asked me if it is safe to shop at Schnucks. Yes, we believe it is, and we will work hard to keep it that …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 stores may have been compromised. Check out the list of stores and the latest on the security breach investigation.
Monday morning, Schnucks released its list of St. Louis area stores that were impacted by the recent security breach. As a result of that breach, Schnucks customers across the St. Louis area have found fraudulent charges on their debit and cards. The Schnucks stores on the list (which can be found in the PDF portion of this article along with a timeline issued by Schnucks) are located in a number of Patches throughout St. Louis, St. Charles and surrounding counties. Schnuck says approximately 2.4 million credit and debit cards used at 79 may have been compromised between December and March. The company also says the card number and expiration date may have been accessed, but not the cardholder’s name or address. Schnucks has also set up a …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
The grocer said the issue with card purchases has been "found and contained." The company said it is working with law enforcement agencies and the Missouri Attorney General's office moving forward.
Schnucks announced early Saturday morning that a "very intense" investigation has revealed that the grocery store chain was the victim of a cyberattack and the problem was "found and contained," according to a company statement. "We have identified the issue and taken comprehensive measures to contain the incident. We are cooperating with law enforcement, the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, and the credit card companies to determine the scope and magnitude of this crime and apprehend those individuals making fraudulent purchases, Schnucks CEO Scott Schnuck said in the statement. "Our customers can continue using credit and debit cards at our stores. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our customers," he added. …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Secret Service is not yet officially involved in an investigation, but has advice for worried St. Louis County consumers.
Authorities from jurisdictions around the St. Louis area are confirming reports in recent days that Schnucks, the Maryland Heights-based grocery chain, may have had its credit card collection system compromised, making consumers vulnerable to identity theft. Creve Coeur Police and the St. Louis County Police are some of the agencies which have taken reports. The St. Louis County Wildwood Precinct posted an alert on its Facebook page Wednesday stating the department has taken numerous reports for fraudulent use of a credit device. Police also warned, "You may have seen the news and learned there had been a recent epedemic of these reports throughout St. Louis County and its municipalities. We are asking that you be vigilant in checking your…
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The man told police he got the card from someone who worked at one of the stereo equipment stores.
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- Joe Scott
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
The following information was supplied by court documents. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. A man used a fake credit card to buy $4,182 worth of stereo equipment from stores in Manchester and South County, Manchester Police said. Erskine Yarbrough, of the 300 block of Fillmore Street in South St. Louis, was charged Monday with two counts of felony stealing. St. Louis County Police said Yarbrough bought a DVD receiver, two subwoofers and other stereo equipment from the South County Audio Express, 5616 South Lindbergh, in the Concord area, with a fraudulent prepaid credit card on Aug. 20. The equipment was valued at $2,180. Manchester Police said Yarbrough then used the same card on Aug. 21 to get $2,003 in stereo …