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Claiming more than $5 million in damage has been done, a Pennsylvania woman has filed what she hopes will become a class-action federal lawsuit against York-based Rutter’s Inc. over a data breach. That breach, reported by the convenience store chain in February , occurred as early as September 2018 and continued through May 2019, affecting an unknown number of customers of its 70 or so stores in Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Kathleen Johnson claims in her U.S. Middle District Court suit, without giving specifics, that some of those customers have been experiencing fraudulent credit or debit card purchases. She is asking Senior Judge Yvette Kane to declare her suit a class action that would be open to all affected Rutter’s customers. Full story

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