Feb 22, 2013 6:06 PM by Brian White

Oro Valley Sprouts hack exposes shopper card info

ORO VALLEY - Customers at the Sprouts Farmers Market on North Oracle may have had their credit or debit card information compromised.

The grocery chain said Friday that the point-of-sale system at 19 stores were targeted in Arizona between Jan. 25 and Jan. 29, including the Oro Valley location.

Sprouts officials said they replaced the hacked equipment within hours of learning sensitive information had been exposed. Customers are being advised to check their bank statements for fraudulent activity.

The company is now working with a data security firm to beef up their point-of-sale procedures, officials said.

For more information visit www.sprouts.com/securityalertfaqs or call 1-866-890-8949.Sprouts stores that suffered a security breach:

Avondale (1813 N. Dysart Rd. 85392)
Chandler (1959 W. Ray Rd. 85224)
Chandler (2855 S. Alma School Rd. 85248)
Gilbert (2582 S. Val Vista Dr. 85296)
Glendale (5130 W. Peoria Ave. 85302)
Glendale (5665 W. Bell Rd. 85308)
Mesa (1933 E. Brown Rd. 85203)
Mesa (5225 E. Southern Ave. 85206)
Oro Valley (7665 N. Oracle Way 85704)
Peoria (8375 W. Thunderbird Rd. 85381)
Phoenix (8040 N. 19th Ave. 85021
Phoenix (2824 E. Indian School Rd. 85016)
Surprise (13759 W. Bell Rd. 85374)

Claremont (835 W. Foothill Blvd. 91711)
El Cajon (152 North 2nd St. 92021)
Irvine (3775 Alton Parkway 92606)
San Marcos (149 South Las Posas Rd. 92078)
Thousand Oaks (600 West Hillcrest Dr. 91360)
Torrance (4230 Pacific Coast Highway 90505)


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