Hannaford Suits Assigned to Maine Federal Court

More than 20 lawsuits stemming from Hannaford’s credit card security breach have been consolidated and assigned to U.S. Federal Court here, court filings show.

PORTLAND, Maine — More than 20 lawsuits stemming from Hannaford Bros.’s credit card security breach have been consolidated and assigned to U.S. Federal Court here, court filings show. Judge Brock Hornby will hear the case, which alleges the Scarborough, Maine-based retailer — along with sister chain Sweetbay Supermarkets, Tampa, Fla. — failed to safeguard its customers’ credit and debit card information, which was compromised by hackers last winter.

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