WEAU | Eau Claire, Wisconsin | News, Weather, & Sports

Target offers discount, free credit monitoring after card data breach

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

NEW YORK (AP) -- Target is offering a store discount and free credit monitoring after what's being called the second-largest credit card breach in U.S. history.

The Minneapolis-based discounter also says it will offer 10 percent off for people who shop Saturday and Sunday. Target says it's heard of "very few" reports of fraud since thieves stole the credit and debit card information of about 40 million shoppers. But the chain is continuing to reach out to customers.

Some potential fraud victims say they're having trouble getting in touch with Target through its website and call centers. CEO Gregg Steinhafel apologized today and says the company is working hard to resolve the issues.

Target hasn't disclosed exactly how the breach occurred but says it has fixed the problem.

AP-WF-12-21-13 0014GMT


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WEAU 13 NEWS 1907 S. Hastings Way Eau Claire, WI 54701 By Phone: Main Number (715) 835-1313 and (715) 832-3474. Tip Line (715) 839-WEAU - (715) 839-9328 Sports Line (715) 852-1537
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 236824661