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Sally Beauty Supply Stores Reveal Credit Card Data Breach

National chain cooperating with Secret Service.

Sally Beauty Supply says the credit and debit card accounts of 25,000 customers were exposed in a data breach.

One of the world's largest retailers of professional beauty products says the breach, discovered on March 5, is under investigation by the U.S. Secret Service and an independent security firm.

The beauty supply chain has south suburban outlets in Orland Park, Tinley Park, Mokena, Oak Forest, Worth, Homewood and Matteson, and dozens throughout the Chicago area.

"We take this criminal activity very seriously," the Texas-based company said in a statement. "We continue to work diligently with Verizon on this investigation and are taking necessary actions and precautions to mitigate and remediate the issues caused by this security incident. In addition, we are working with the United States Secret Service on their preliminary investigation into the matter."


Larry March 18, 2014 at 12:09 PM
I often wonder if these breach's are employee related?? It makes you wonder??

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