Comfort Inn & Suites


Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
March 21, 2012
geo: 
San Antonio , TX
United States
Records Breached: 

500

Breach Total Number: 
500
Source: 
Databreaches.net
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
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Police officers discovered a large number of credit card receipts and other items during a traffic stop in June of 2011.  The driver was then arrested and admitted to using stolen credit card receipts from Comfort Inn & Suites to make fraudulent credit cards.  He had stolen around 500 receipts and successfully used two counterfeit credit cards.  He was sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $3,606 in restitution.

UPDATE (03/22/2012): Additional credit card receipts were found and connected to Brownsville, Texas.