WASHINGTON (CBSMiami/AP) —Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is committed to tracking down those responsible for stealing information from millions of Target customers.
In an appearance Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Holder said that the government also will hunt down any people and groups that exploit the stolen data through credit card fraud.READ MORE: Parkland Activist Dad Fred Guttenberg Joins Anti-Gun Group
Hackers stole about 40 million debit and credit card numbers in the pre-Christmas data heist. They also took personal information — including email addresses, phone numbers, names and home addresses — of another 70 million people.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Public Schools Could Ease Mask Mandate By End Of Month
Minneapolis-based Target said it is working with the Secret Service and the Justice Department in response to the data breach.MORE NEWS: 'Ultimate World Cruise' To Depart From PortMiami In 2023
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