Thieves Swipe Customers' Card Data

QUINCY, Mass. Stop & Shop Supermarkets here said last week that some of its customers' credit-card information was stolen after older PIN pad terminals at the checkout lanes in some stores had been tampered with. The chain said it was notified of possible fraudulent purchases linked to credit and debit card data stolen from two of its stores in Rhode Island. The suspicious purchases took place at

QUINCY, Mass. — Stop & Shop Supermarkets here said last week that some of its customers' credit-card information was stolen after older PIN pad terminals at the checkout lanes in some stores had been tampered with.

The chain said it was notified of “possible fraudulent” purchases linked to credit and debit card data stolen from two of its stores in Rhode Island. The suspicious purchases took place at stores operated by other retailers, said spokesman Robert Keane. He declin

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