OKLAHOMA CITY, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Federman & Sherwood has initiated an investigation into Chili’s Grill & Bar with respect to a recently announced data breach.  On May 11, 2018, Brinker International, the parent company of Chili’s, announced the data breach that may have resulted in unauthorized access or acquisition of their customers' payment credit data, including debit card information. 

Chili's Grill & Bar is the flagship brand of Dallas-based Brinker International, Inc., a recognized leader in casual dining.  The breach appears to have happened between March and April, 2018.  Chili’s believes that malware was used to gather payment card information, including credit and debit card numbers and cardholder names, from their payment-related systems for in-restaurant purchases.  A spokesperson for Chili’s said their investigation is ongoing and they continue to assess the scope of the incident.

Federman & Sherwood, with offices in Dallas and Oklahoma City has served as lead counsel and on consumer steering committees recovering damages for consumers who have had their personal and credit information stolen.

If you wish to discuss this action, obtain further information and participate in this litigation, or should you have any questions or concerns regarding this notice, please contact Robin Hester at rkh@federmanlaw.com or visit our firm’s website www.federmanlaw.com.

Robin Hester
(405) 235-1560