Maysville Restaurant on Wendy's List of Hacked Credit Information
Officials at the Wendy's corporate headquarters have released locations of stores in cities where hackers may have been able to access customer credit card information.
The Wendy's restaurant on U.S. 62 (formerly US 68) in Maysville is on the list, along with several locations in the Covington, Florence and Cincinnati area.
The Maysville restaurant was apparently impacted for transactions Jan. 13 to June 8 of this year; other locations may have other dates.
Restaurants in Dayton, Ohio area are also on the list which can be accessed at: https://payment.wendys.com/paymentcardcheck.html
Officials have provided a contact number for information for customers who may have used their credit cards at a restaurant on the list.
Wendy's is offering a year of free credit fraud consultation and identity restoration to customers of hacked stores.
For information on the Wendy's hacking incident call a toll-free number, (866) 779-0485, 8 a.m to 5:30 p.m. Central Standard Time, Monday through Friday excluding major holidays to receive additional information regarding accessing the fraud consultation and identity restoration services.
Officials also warned area residents to not be conned by fake callers who may use the hack announcement to attempt to gain personal information.
Wendy's representatives will not be calling customers about fraud protection nor asking for banking or personal information, officials said.
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