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Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Citigroup releases more about credit card breach


Citigroup said it has issued over 200,000 new cards to customers affected by a May 10 breach. (Mark Lennihan - AP)
Citigroup released more details about the May attack that compromised some personal information of about 1 percent of its credit card customers.

According to a statement from the company, 360,083 accounts were breached in total. Of those accounts, 142,426 were not current — they had been closed or new cards had been automatically issued. The company said it has reissued 217,657 new cards to affected customers. Information such as names, account numbers and e-mail addresses were taken in the breach, but not customers’ social security numbers, dates of birth, card expiration dates or security codes, Citigroup said.

Only customers who opened their accounts in the United States were affected, including 834 people in Washington, 5,041 in Maryland and 5,337 in Virginia. Citigroup said customers are not liable for fraudulent charges and are “100 percent protected.”

The company said that it initially learned of the attack on May 10 and determined its full extent on May 24. The firm began to send out notification letters on June 3. Citigroup also released a breakdown of how many customers were affected by state. Hit the jump for the full list.

State Number of Accounts
AK 353
AL 1,588
AR 2,840
AZ 6,600
CA 80,454
CO 6,361
CT 5,066
DC 834
DE 701
FL 20,303
GA 4,147
HI 1,946
IA 3,790
ID 1,076
IL 30,054
IN 6,069
KS 1,910
KY 1,630
LA 3,220
MA 7,904
MD 5,041
ME 703
MI 10,889
MN 5,764
MO 4,774
MS 837
MT 839
NC 4,822
ND 608
NE 1,063
NH 1,116
NJ 8,791
NM 2,246
NV 2,946
NY 25,312
OH 5,547
OK 5,208
OR 3,839
PA 8,490
PR 105
RI 827
SC 1,657
SD 886
TN 2,753
TX 44,134
UT 1,955
VA 5,337
VI 79
VT 509
WA 6,511
WI 7,838
WV 525
WY 485
Other* 801
 Total 360,083
 

By  |  09:37 AM ET, 06/16/2011

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