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Subject: The Target credit monitoring offer, a scam? Date: 1/17/2014 8:53 AM
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We haven't shopped at Target in a long time, were not victims of the hack, so is this legit? Huffpo thinks yes, but many of the comments are skeptical.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/16/target-email_n_4612...

Target’s recent effort to regain the trust of its shoppers after a credit card security breach seems to have backfired. Customers, it seems, are still on edge when it comes to the retailer.

The company was the victim of a security breach during the holiday shopping season that compromised around 40 million customer credit cards. In response, Target sent an email to those who may have been affected by the breach offering a year's worth of free credit monitoring and identity theft insurance. The services are offered through Experian and can help prevent customers from being victims of credit card and identity theft.

But many of those customers believe the email is a hoax. It’s not.

Kat
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