By William Knowles @c4i
September 5, 2014
San Diego based Bartell Hotels has released a statement detailing a data security incident which occurred between February 16, 2014, and May 13, 2014, that may involve certain credit card data, including credit card numbers, and other personally identifiable information.
The payment card systems at the following five locations were compromised by a third party attacker.
Law enforcement and the credit card brands have been notified of this incident.
Bartell Hotels encourages its guests to remain vigilant by reviewing their account statements and monitoring their credit reports for suspicious activity. Bartell Hotels also encourages its guests to notify their banks that issued their card(s) of any suspicious activity and to monitor their credit reports.
Bartell Hotels intends to provide affected individuals with credit monitoring and identity protection services through AllClear ID.
Affected consumers of the breach who have any questions, should call their privacy counsel, Kathryn Mellinger, Esquire at 215-977-4070.