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WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 — The American Bar Association can refer reporters to experts available to speak about the possible civil and criminal ramifications of the recent data breach at Target.
Target issued a statement that an unauthorized source gained access to customer credit and debit card information. Approximately 40 million people may have been affected.
Reporters seeking analysis and comment on the issue may contact Rabiah Burks at 202-662-1002 or at Rabiah.Burks@americanbar.org for more information about the experts available to the media.
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