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Police Investigate Bank Card Breach At Greenville Store

A number of customers who used their credit and debit card information at one store in the east may want to check their statements after an apparent breach in the system sent credit card information to an unknown location.

One of those alleged victims--Kate Ford--says she used her debit card to buy books at the University Book Exchange or U.B.E store in Greenville about two weeks ago. This past weekend she discovered several fraudulent charges on her account. She says several of her friends who also shopped at the business had their banking information stolen, with transactions from Florida on their accounts.

U.B.E. owner Don Edwards says while they have always had a high level of security, they have taken even more measures to make the system secure. Edwards says this is the first such incident like this since they started taking credit cards about 40-years ago.

Ford tells us her bank refunded the money.

Greenville police financial fraud investigators say they're working with outside agencies to determine where this breach started. They say they're not ruling out that it could have started here in the area.


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