Metro Atlanta Arby’s employees copied credit cards, used them at other stores, police say – WSB-TV Channel 2

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Employees at an Atlanta metro Arby’s are accused of copying customers’ credit card information and using it at other stores.

Police say it happened at the Arbys’ home at 1963 Jonesboro Road in McDonough and those employees have now been terminated.

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Employees are accused of copying information from customers who ate at Arby’s restaurant on January 18 and 19.

Then the employees used the information at other businesses without their consent, police said.


Channel 2’s Clark Howard says there are steps you can take when paying to prevent this from happening to you.

“You can’t protect yourself from a dishonest employee with a slotted spoon, but what you can do is never use a debit card while driving or in a restaurant,” Howard said. “Then if your card is duplicated, they drain your checking account when it is just a regular credit card. All the fraudulent charges are displayed and you can dispute them.”

Police did not say how many employees were doing this or what the exact charges were.

A detective said people who visited the Arbys the week of Jan. 18 and believe their cards were compromised should contact him at 770-288-8419 or [email protected]

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