Region 8 bank warns of credit breach

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - Merchants and Planters Bank in Newport is warning of a credit card breach at a US-based restaurant chain.

According to their Facebook page, the bank warns that a large number of their debit card users may have been affected.

The post also states the bank has blocked all debit cards that have been used by this merchant during the time frame of the breach.

The post did not state the name of the business that has been breached.

The bank stressed the breach happened at the restaurant, not the bank.

The bank says they're in the process of contacting all affected customers, but they're also asking customers to contact the bank directly at 870-523-3601.

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