Woman caught on camera linked to Bojangle's credit card data breach
By WSPA News Staff
The woman at the counter is wanted in connection with the incident.
WAYNESVILLE, NC -
Waynesville Police are asking
for your help to identify a woman they say is involved with identity
theft linked to a security breach at Bojangles restaurants.
person of interest seen in the released photos made cash withdraws and
transferred money to withdraw at a Bank of America location in Decatur,
reported in December that restaurants operated by a single franchisee
were affected in Pickens, Hendersonville, at Patton Avenue location in
Asheville, Waynesville and in Newport, Tennessee.
to Lieutenant Chris Chandler with the Waynesville Police Department,
thieves used malware to steal credit and debit card information of
customers at multiple Bojangles' restaurants.
The first reports of fraud started coming into Waynesville PD back in mid-October.
Pickens County Sheriff's Office received more than 30 reports of fraud
in December linked to Bojangles. But according to Detective Sargeant
Chuck James who has been working with area banks, the number of
potential victims is in the hundreds.
"Whoever is acquiring this information is likely putting it on black market websites and selling it off."
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