Staples (Staples Business Depot)


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
February 2, 2012
geo: 
Mamaroneck , NY
United States
Records Breached: 

50

Breach Total Number: 
50
Source: 
Databreaches.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

A Staples cashier is accused of using a skimming device to obtain the credit card information of customers.  She is also accused of selling the numbers to another party. A total of $181,000 in fraudulent credit card purchases resulted from the breach. The dishonest employee faces two felonies for criminal possession of a forgery device and first-degree scheme to defraud.  She also faces 50 counts of unlawful possession of personal identification and 50 counts of petite larceny.