Chipotle investigating data breach


(WFLA) – Popular Mexican food chain Chipotle is warning customers about a data breach.

The company says it recently found unauthorized activity on a network used for payment processing in its restaurants. Chipotle immediately launched an investigation, and believe it has stopped the unauthorized activity. Additional security measures have also been put in place.

Investigators are focusing on payment card transactions made in restaurants between March 24 and April 18 of this year.

Chipotle says the investigation is still ongoing, but it does plan to notify affected customers.

As a reminder, Chipotle says you should always monitor your payment card statements and contact your bank if you see any suspicious charges.

You can read Chipotle’s full statement here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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