Arts and crafts chain Michaels says credit card data may’ve been nicked

If you plopped down the plastic at arts and crafts store Michaels recently, you might want to check your statement.

The company said Saturday that it was investigating a potential payment-card security breach, a la those that affected Target and Neiman Marcus.

“Although the investigation is ongoing, based on the information we have received and in light of the widely reported criminal efforts to penetrate the data systems of US retailers, we believe it is appropriate to notify our customers that a potential issue may have occurred,” the company said in a post on its Web site Saturday.  (Read More)

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