A computer hacker has reportedly stolen information from T.J.X. companies, the firm that owns local stores like T.J. Maxx and Marshalls.
Officials won’t estimate how many customers lost information pertaining to credit cards and debit cards, but the Boston Globe reports that at least 200-thousand shoppers across New England might have been hit.
Bangor Savings Bank has decided to replace cards for customers who might be at risk for fraud from the incident.
So far, there have not been any reports of victims in our area.
If you do find unusual transactions, you should always report them to the company where you used your cards, as well as the bank that issued them.