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The Boston Globe reports that Ahold-owned Stop & Shop is working with federal investigators “to determine how many consumers may have had their credit and debit card data stolen by high-tech thieves who apparently broke into checkout-line card readers and planted the equivalent of bugs to steal information. Personal information reportedly was stolen from at least a half-dozen stores, though the company said there have been no reports of any transactions using pilfered credit or debit cards.

According to the Globe, “Customers who used credit or debit cards at the six Stop & Shop stores were being advised by the company to check their bank and credit card statements carefully for suspicious transactions.”

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