More heavy thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon across eastern Kentucky. While they are not expected to be as widespread as the past few days, they will be slow movers and could cause more flooding in areas that are already saturated. Stay with WYMT for the latest on the changing weather conditions on this WYMT Severe Weather Alert Day.
NEW YORK (AP) - Target says it's fixed the problem that allowed credit and debit card information on as many as 40 million accounts to be stolen. It says credit card holders can continue to shop at its stores.
But the chain also says customers should check their statements carefully for unauthorized charges.
The accounts are those of customers who swiped their cards at stores in the U.S. between November 27th and December 15th. USA Today reports the possible breach involves the theft of information stored on the magnetic stripe on the backs of consumers' credit cards.
It's unknown if any of the Target locations in Lexington or other parts of Central Kentucky were among those affected.
Target has 1,797 stores in the U.S. and 124 in Canada.
The Secret Service is also investigating the breach.
(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)