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The St. Louis Business Journal reports that Schnuck markets there has been the victim of a cyberattack - unauthorized access to customer credit and debit card information - that was "found and contained," with steps taken to prevent future breaches.

"After an extensive review, we confirmed that Schnucks was the victim of a cyberattack," Scott Schnuck, chairman/CEO, said. “We have identified the issue and taken comprehensive measures to contain the incident. We are cooperating with law enforcement, the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, and the credit card companies to determine the scope and magnitude of this crime and apprehend those individuals making fraudulent purchases. We have been told by the computer forensics expert that the security enhancements we have implemented in the last 48 hours are designed to block this attack from continuing. Our customers can continue using credit and debit cards at our stores. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused our customers, and we thank each of them for their patience while we worked hard to investigate their concerns."
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