Police: 2 arrested at Texas border used data from Target breach for credit card fraud

  • Article by: CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 20, 2014 - 11:25 PM

McALLEN, Texas — A South Texas police chief said Monday that two Mexican citizens who were arrested at the border used account information stolen during the Target security breach to buy tens of thousands of dollars' worth of merchandise. But a federal official said later there currently was no connection between the arrests and the retailer's credit card data theft.

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