California DMV investigating possible breach of credit card system

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March 22 (Reuters) - The California Department of Motor Vehicles has opened an investigation into a possible security breach of its credit card processing services, a spokesman for the agency said.

"The Department of Motor Vehicles has been alerted by law enforcement authorities to a potential security issue within its credit card processing services," Armando Botello, a spokesman for the agency, said in a statement. He added that the agency has opened an investigation "out of an abundance of caution." (Reporting by Alex Dobuzinskis)

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