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Shoppers concerned of more retail data breaches

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GREENVILLE, N.C. - The FBI warning retailers to prepare for more cyber attacks to their payment card systems.

This comes after recent reports that Michael's, the arts and crafts retailer, is investigating a possible data breach in their card systems.

Millions of people are already affected by data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus.

Many local shoppers like Susan Bullard don't use a credit card anymore.

"I don't trust the credit card companies these days," Bullard said. "Too much information online goes out over the internet and [it] is computerized."
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