Pa. Credit Union Hits Target With Data Breach Class Action

Law360, Philadelphia (February 3, 2014, 3:30 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania credit union launched a class action against Target Corp. in federal court on Friday over the retailer’s high-profile December data breach, alleging the company’s failure to properly safeguard consumer information forced the bank to reissue its debit cards.

First Choice Federal Credit Union said it incurred considerable expenses in reissuing approximately 75 credit and debit cards, adding that many other banks and credit unions across the U.S. were also likely hurt by the need to provide new cards.

“The injuries to plaintiff and the...
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