PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Wawa convenience store chain is facing a wave of lawsuits over a data breach that affected its 850 locations along the East Coast.
Pennsylvania-based Wawa Inc. says it discovered malware on its payment processing servers this month before stopping the breach Dec. 12.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
Wawa officials believe the malware had been collecting card numbers, customer names and other data since as early as March.READ MORE: "There's Not A Booster With A Big Enough Blank Check"; Steelers Head Coach Mike Tomlin Shoots Down College Football Coaching Speculation
The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Friday that at least six lawsuits seeking class-action status have been filed in federal court in Philadelphia. A Wawa spokesman declined to comment on the pending litigation.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 350 New Cases, 2 Additional Deaths
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