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Intel Briefing – April 2014

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Two people injured after eating contaminated Skittles.
The Indiana Department of Health is investigating March 5 following the hospitalization of two people sickened from eating a package of contaminated Skittles sold at a Marathon Food Mart in Richmond, Indiana. Preliminary testing revealed the candy contained unconfirmed chemical substances and the store as well as Skittles distributor Eby Brown pulled all Skittles with those lot numbers from the market.

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Two arrested at Brooklyn bank with A.T.M. fraud device.
Police arrested two Romanian nationals as they attempted to place a skimming device on an ATM in New York City March 5. Police believe that the two men may be involved in a larger skimming and fraudulent payment card conspiracy and were continuing to investigate.

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Sally Beauty responds to rumors about credit card data being stolen by hackers.
Beauty products retailer and distributor Sally Beauty stated March 5 that it had detected an attempted intrusion into its systems and was continuing to investigate but did not believe that customers’ payment card information was compromised. The statement followed a story by a security researcher that over 280,000 payment card records were found for sale in an underweb marketplace and appeared to be connected to the company.

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CFMOTO to pay $725,000 EPA fine for importing non-certified vehicles.
CFMOTO and its parent company in China agreed to pay $725,000 in fines as part of a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the companies’ importing of over 12,000 ATVs and motorcycles that did not have emissions certifications. The settlement also required the companies to issue a recall for some vehicles that have uncertified gas tanks that fail to prevent excess gasoline vapors.

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