Eight central Kentucky Applebee's locations included in nationwide data breach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Eight Applebee's locations across central Kentucky say customer's debit and credit card information may be at risk following a nationwide data breach.

RMH Franchise, the company that owns multiple Applebee's restaurants, says certain guests names, credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes processed during limited time periods could have been affected during the breach.

Eight Central Kentucky restaurants made the list including Danville, Frankfort, Georgetown, Lexington, Mt. Sterling, Nicholasville, Richmond, and Winchester. They say the breach took place at the restaurants between December 6 to January 2.

RMH Franchise says they have been in touch with cyber security experts who are investigating the situation.

They ask anyone that may have visited these restaurants during this period to monitor the potentially breached accounts and report any suspicious activity to the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Response Center at 1-877-IDTHEFT.

RMH says anyone with any other questions should call their call center at 888-764-7357 between 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

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