DID YOU KNOW?

  1. A stolen credit card number from a McDonald’s has been proven to be worth $30 on the black market. That is 3 times as much as a card stolen from Burger King.
  2. The cost per breached record is between $90 and $305.  If just 5,000 cards were potentially compromised, that is $450,000 to $1,525,000 in costs.
  3. A example seen had just 57 cards taken and the thieves charged $50,000 in just a few days. 

Find out more details by reading these example articles or searching the internet yourself.

A Forrester report determined that the cost per breached record will be anywhere from $90 to $305.
http://www.braintreepaymentsolutions.com/blog/pci-compliance-and-the-cost-of-a-credit-card-breach

Arrests – McDonald’s Credit Cards – taken via skimmer – 57 cards = $50,000 just in charges alone
http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2011/02/state_police_arrest_six_for_st.html

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