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Target customers lashing out at company after major security breach

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Some people who may be victims of credit card fraud as a result of Target's security breach say they're having trouble contacting the company through its website and call centers.  

Some furious customers lashing out on the company's Facebook page.  Others are threatening to stop shopping at Target, during the busiest shopping time of the year.

Target apologized, and said it's adding more workers to handle calls and help solve website issues.

 

The company acknowledged Thursday that data connected to about 40 million credit and debit card accounts was stolen as part of a breach that began over Thanksgiving weekend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Target says it has fixed the problem but hasn't disclosed exactly how the breach occurred.  The Secret Service is investigating.

 

 

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