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The Wall Street Journal reports that Barnes & Noble has determined that customers in 63 of its stores - in California, Florida, New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Illinois and Pennsylvania - may have had their credit card and debit card information stolen because of PIN pad devices that had been tampered with.

The FBI is investigating the incidents.

According to the story, "Barnes & Noble said it didn't know the number of customers affected. It also said its own internal systems weren't breached, and that purchases on Barnes& weren't affected, nor were purchases made via its Nook devices or Nook apps. Member data bases weren't breached, and customers making purchases at the retailer's college stores also weren't affected."
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