July 7th, 2011

Michaels Debit Card Breach Affects WA Customers

Have you shopped at Michaels Arts and Craft stores recently? If so, your debit card might be compromised. Please check your statements or look carefully at your transactions in Online Banking to be sure there is no suspicious activity. If your debit card has been compromised, please call one of the numbers below immediately:

ATM/Debit Lost/Stolen Card 206-398-5500 / 800-334-2489
ATM/Debit Lost/Stolen Card (after hours) 888-918-7735

On May 2, Michael Stores initially reported that a scheme, in which point-of-sale pads customers use to key in their personal identification numbers, was isolated to Chicago, but on Tuesday the arts and crafts supplies retailer issued a statement that said nearly 90 stores in 20 states, stretching from Rhode Island to Washington, were affected.

More information can be found in this article: http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/articles.php?art_id=3628

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