Aug 4 P.F. Chang's China Bistro Inc said on
Monday that a data breach that came to light in June had
affected credit and debit cards used at 33 locations in the
continental United States.
The operator of Asian-themed restaurants said the
potentially stolen credit and debit card data included card
numbers and, in some cases, the cardholder's name and the card's
The chain, owned by private equity firm Centerbridge
Partners LP, first reported the breach on June 10.
The company said on June 13 that it had begun manually
swiping payment cards at all its U.S. restaurants, providing
customers with carbon copied receipts.
(Reporting by Devika Krishna Kumar in Bangalore; Editing by