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Customers’ Cards Hacked at Trump Group of Hotels

blog_ATM_malwareThe customers of the well known Trump chain of hotels have been victims of a hacking attack, which has been going on for the past year. The details of credit and debit cards of customers used at several Trump hotels in various locations have been hacked by unknown individuals or group of individuals. Customers’ details were also hacked at the gift shops and restaurants within the hotel.

supermarket-credit-card-250The management in an official statement announced that the hotel is working along with Federal Investigation authorities to trace the perpetrators. Also, the hotel in an effort to win back the goodwill of customers have announce free one year of identity theft protection to the victims. This crime occurred at the following Trump Hotel Locations: Soho, New York, Miami, Hawaii, Chicago, Las Vegas and Toronto. The Trump group of hotels is owned by US Presidential candidate, Donald Trump. He is the chairperson of the group of hotels and his children occupy several executive positions in the hotels.

It is to be noted that several other luxury chains of hotels, such as Mandarin Oriental have also had similar data attacks on their customers earlier this year. FBI officials are actively involved in this investigation and hope to nab the hackers quickly.