Alaska Banks Scramble To Issue New Cards After The Target Breach
There are Three Target stores in Alaska and multiple financial institutions are scrambling to issue new cards to customers since the massive credit card Breach was announced on December 19th. As of Dec. 27, around 2,200 debit and credit cards issued by Denali Alaskan Federal Credit Union were affected, according to Eileen Thompson, associate vice president for marketing. At First National Bank Alaska, about 2,000 cards were affected. At Alaska-based Northrim Bank, 1,076 customers have been affected so far, according to Jay Blury, director of marketing and communications.