The security breach at all Target stores nationwide put 40 million shoppers at risk of fraud, and it’s already prompting tighter security for local customers.
Theresa Moore shops at Target all the time, so she knew she needed to be on high alert.
And apparently, her bank was too, because when she made some unusual transactions, they immediately froze her account.
The nationwide security breach at Target stores affected every shopper who swiped a card between Nov. 27 and Dec. 15, people like Moore who were enjoying the peak holiday shopping season.
Moore went shopping just a few days after Thanksgiving.
Then, just a few weeks later, “I stopped to get gas, and, when I went to use my card, it wouldn’t work.”
Moore had traveled to New York for some holiday shopping, and, when she was driving into Cleveland trying to buy some gas, she realized…
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