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FIVE BELOW shoppers - Credit Card Data Breach Alert!
« on: February 19, 2019, 10:27:32 PM »

Last Halloween the low priced FIVE BELOW stores were mentioned here and a few of us bought items at that time.

During the Christmas shopping season they experienced a data breach for customers entering info between November 13, 2018 and January 11, 2019.

I had made a few Christmas purchases from the during that time and recently has spurious charges made against my card.  Someone tried to make nearly $2000.00 worth of purchases from Ticketmaster over 2 days - January 16 & 17.

Fortunately, my card company tagged the buys as "unusual activity" and contacted me right away - so I will not be held responsible.  But I did have to cancel my card and have another one issued with a different number - something of a pain.

Everyone who bought from FIVE BELOW during the effected period, check your statements for purchases you did not make.

Stay safe.

ADAM

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Re: FIVE BELOW shoppers - Credit Card Data Breach Alert!
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2019, 09:27:53 AM »
Never bought at FIVE BELOW but get their flyers in the papers.Never heard of this breach but thanks for the heads up here for our fellow members who might have.

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Re: FIVE BELOW shoppers - Credit Card Data Breach Alert!
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2019, 01:10:23 PM »
Thanks for the heads up, Adam.