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Springfield Chipotle Identified as Target During Payment Card Security Breach

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — If you used your credit or debit card at Chipotle in Springfield on Route 22 between March 26 and April 18, check your statement.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. is reporting new information regarding a security breach that occurred between those days at Chipotle locations nationwide. The Springfield Chipotle, located at 101 Route 22, has been named as one of the effected establishments. 

The company confirms, “The investigation identified the operation of malware designed to access payment card data from cards used on point-of-sale (POS) devices at certain Chipotle restaurants.”

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The company’s website goes on to state, “The malware searched for track data (which sometimes has cardholder name in addition to card number, expiration date and internal verification code) read from the magnetic stripe of a payment card as it was being routed through the POS device.”

Patrons who visited Springfield's Chipotle location anytime between the dates of March 26 and April 18 are encouraged to review their payment card statements. Any fraudulent activity should immediately be reported to your financial institution or card issuer for resolution, according to Chipotle. Unauthorized use of personal information should be reported to the New Jersey Attorney General’s office or Federal Trade Commission.

It is always recommended to monitor your personal statements for suspicious activity and fraudulent charges, the company said. For further questions regarding this payment card security breach, customers can contact Chipotle’s Incident Response Line at 888-738-0534.

 

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