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Chili’s® Grill & Bar

May 24, 2018

According to Brinker International, some Chili’s restaurants have been impacted by a data incident, which may have resulted in unauthorized access or acquisition of payment card data.

On May 11, 2018, the Company learned that some payment card information was compromised at certain Chili’s restaurants as the result of a data incident. The investigation into this incident is ongoing; however, based on the details currently uncovered, the company believes that malware was used to gather payment card information including credit or debit card numbers and cardholder names, and potentially expiration dates and CVV codes from its payment-related systems for in-restaurant purchases. It is believed that the data incident was limited to between March – April 2018; however, we continue to assess the scope of the incident.

For additional information about the breach or the free identity theft protection plan Chili's is offering its customers, please visit


Surrey Bank & Trust will contact our customers whose cards were compromised as a result of this incident. Please remember that we will not ask for  passwords, pin numbers or other confidential information.


September 7, 2017

According to Equifax, the company's database was breached through a vulnerability on its website, exposing the personal information of an estimated 143 million people. The company thinks the hack happened some time between mid-May and the end of July.

If you have a credit record, you should visit Equifax’s website,

  • Find out if your information was exposed. Click on the “Potential Impact” tab and enter your last name and the last six digits of your Social Security number. Your Social Security number is sensitive information, so make sure you’re on a secure computer and an encrypted network connection any time you enter it. The site will tell you if you’ve been affected by this breach.
  • Whether or not your information was exposed, U.S. consumers can get a year of free credit monitoring and other services. The site will give you a date when you can come back to enroll. Write down the date and come back to the site and click “Enroll” on that date. You have until November 21, 2017 to enroll.

North Carolina residents may also obtain information from the North Carolina Attorney General's office:

9001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-9001


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