PSA--possible Flannery Berserker credit card breach? [UPDATE in First Post 2/14/20]

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#151 Post by dennis.coronado » February 11th, 2020, 6:59 pm

Why doesn't anyone lock their CC now? It is easy to lock and unlock on the line.

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#152 Post by Sarah S » February 11th, 2020, 7:31 pm

Damn it...reading this as I’m on my third glass of the lovely 1995 Kathryn Kennedy, thinking “a berserker credit card? That sounds like a GREAT idea!” Sigh.
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#153 Post by James Kennedy » February 11th, 2020, 8:22 pm

Alan Rath wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 4:38 pm
I'm amazed CC companies don't insist on 2-factor authentication much more for purchases where a physical card isn't present. Sending a code to my phone is almost trivial these days, and would stop 99% of fraud.

2-factor authentication is absolutely better than status quo but scammers can take anything when they have the right information.

Have you heard of the SIM Transfer scam yet? A friend and family member both had phone numbers moved to pre-paid companies to take advantage of 2-Factor Authentication which enables the scammer to transfer money out of bank accounts and open new credit accounts. Takes about a week to take the phone number back and a few weeks to undue all the damage done.

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#154 Post by Scott Jameson » February 12th, 2020, 6:24 am

David K o l i n wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 5:06 pm
Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 4:58 pm
Still clean, and Bryan reached out by text to assure me which CC I need to keep monitoring.

I told him if he’d just keep selling us Rudd steaks once in awhile all will be kosher.
Still waiting to hear from Flannery on which card I used
"View" your order on Flannery's web site. That will show which card you used.

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#155 Post by Jay Miller » February 12th, 2020, 6:36 am

Alan Rath wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 9:36 am
I just want to say all you people who DIDN'T buy Flannery should be ashamed of yourselves. Unless your vegetarian...
Mea culpa. I had no room in my freezer. It was taken up with the my last Flannery sale purchase. Fortunately that means my card wasn't hit.

Cooked my last picanha this past Sunday. Delicious.
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#156 Post by Siun o'Connell » February 12th, 2020, 7:05 am

James Kennedy wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 8:22 pm
Alan Rath wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 4:38 pm
I'm amazed CC companies don't insist on 2-factor authentication much more for purchases where a physical card isn't present. Sending a code to my phone is almost trivial these days, and would stop 99% of fraud.

2-factor authentication is absolutely better than status quo but scammers can take anything when they have the right information.

Have you heard of the SIM Transfer scam yet? A friend and family member both had phone numbers moved to pre-paid companies to take advantage of 2-Factor Authentication which enables the scammer to transfer money out of bank accounts and open new credit accounts. Takes about a week to take the phone number back and a few weeks to undue all the damage done.
A friend of mine had this happen - took about a month to undo all the damage since every time she knocked down one fraud, they were on another ... getting her phone number back was astonishingly hard.

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#157 Post by David K o l i n » February 12th, 2020, 9:44 am

My Amex card had not been compromised, but I replaced it

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#158 Post by Richard T r i m p i » February 12th, 2020, 11:07 am

James Kennedy wrote:
February 11th, 2020, 8:22 pm
Have you heard of the SIM Transfer scam yet? A friend and family member both had phone numbers moved to pre-paid companies to take advantage of 2-Factor Authentication which enables the scammer to transfer money out of bank accounts and open new credit accounts. Takes about a week to take the phone number back and a few weeks to undue all the damage done.
Tell me more. How is this of any use unless the scammer hacks the passwords (either on the phone or somewhere else). And if you don't use your phone for any financial transations (ever)?...other than texted security codes? Sounds like a nuisance to get back the phone number.

If all your credit company accounts are frozen....that angle should be difficult.

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#159 Post by Robert Love » February 12th, 2020, 12:04 pm

I had two credit card numbers compromised after shopping at Flannery. In the second case, which was a replacement card for the first case, Flannery was essentially the only transaction.

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#160 Post by SeanHarding » February 12th, 2020, 12:10 pm

Richard T r i m p i wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 11:07 am
Tell me more. How is this of any use unless the scammer hacks the passwords (either on the phone or somewhere else).
Many, MANY companies have a "Forgot your password? Enter this code we texted to you" feature. So often with just access to the phone number, you can gain access to accounts you don't have the password for. If one of those accounts is your email account, you can then use that to reset the password on most others. Then combine that with password dumps from compromises, if you have re-used any of those passwords somewhere, even if they have 2FA turned on, if it's SMS-based, this will give access to that too.

Losing access to your mobile number is very bad for your online account security.

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#161 Post by Siun o'Connell » February 12th, 2020, 1:40 pm

SeanHarding wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 12:10 pm
Richard T r i m p i wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 11:07 am
Tell me more. How is this of any use unless the scammer hacks the passwords (either on the phone or somewhere else).
Many, MANY companies have a "Forgot your password? Enter this code we texted to you" feature. So often with just access to the phone number, you can gain access to accounts you don't have the password for. If one of those accounts is your email account, you can then use that to reset the password on most others. Then combine that with password dumps from compromises, if you have re-used any of those passwords somewhere, even if they have 2FA turned on, if it's SMS-based, this will give access to that too.

Losing access to your mobile number is very bad for your online account security.
Exactly - her phone number was ported to another provider and the hackers just picked off one after another account with the phone number receiving the verification. She had an old yahoo mail account that she had always used fo emailed bills, etc - they were able to get into that and then use it to build a list of accounts to hit ... including withdrawing a lot of cash via her PayPal account. Her bank blocked her cards but not her checking account which made the PayPal hack work. One of the worst problems she had was how insanely hard it was to reach anyone to help at several of the companies like PayPal she needed to help her. Honestly, months later she is still shaken by it since it felt like a running assault - and she has everything so locked down now it's amazing.

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#162 Post by SeanHarding » February 12th, 2020, 1:44 pm

Another fun thing is that some companies will "verify your identity" via the phone number you're calling in from. So someone can call "from" your number (that doesn't even require simjacking), they can sometimes get access to all sorts of stuff.

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#163 Post by Leonard Taylor » February 12th, 2020, 2:18 pm

Had to cancel my card & I bought from Flannery.
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#164 Post by Marc Yamawaki » February 12th, 2020, 2:47 pm

Just got another charge on my card, Lyft in San Francisco...
I'll probably cancel my card and get a new one soon. Such a hassle.
Luckily I signed up for text and email alerts after this thread was posted...

Purchase amount 13.49 USD
Purchase method at Lyft *Pending in SAN FRANCISCO USA
Date 02/12/2020

I tried calling Lyft about the card fraud to see if they can catch the person using my card... but it took too long.
Ended up having them email me back. Also submitted a dispute through my card company as well.

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#165 Post by julianseersmartin » February 12th, 2020, 3:10 pm

Siun o'Connell wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 1:40 pm
Exactly - her phone number was ported to another provider and the hackers just picked off one after another account with the phone number receiving the verification. She had an old yahoo mail account that she had always used fo emailed bills, etc - they were able to get into that and then use it to build a list of accounts to hit ... including withdrawing a lot of cash via her PayPal account. Her bank blocked her cards but not her checking account which made the PayPal hack work. One of the worst problems she had was how insanely hard it was to reach anyone to help at several of the companies like PayPal she needed to help her. Honestly, months later she is still shaken by it since it felt like a running assault - and she has everything so locked down now it's amazing.
2FA using a cell number is so hilariously flawed, made 10x worse by the ease in which a number can be ported. None of the major telcos are prepared to recognize their fault in making it so easy. I hope the victim in this case has switched to either physical 2FA or something like the google authenticator app for OTPs. Much more secure.

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#166 Post by Jay Selman » February 12th, 2020, 4:13 pm

SeanHarding wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 12:10 pm
Richard T r i m p i wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 11:07 am
Tell me more. How is this of any use unless the scammer hacks the passwords (either on the phone or somewhere else).
Many, MANY companies have a "Forgot your password? Enter this code we texted to you" feature. So often with just access to the phone number, you can gain access to accounts you don't have the password for. If one of those accounts is your email account, you can then use that to reset the password on most others. Then combine that with password dumps from compromises, if you have re-used any of those passwords somewhere, even if they have 2FA turned on, if it's SMS-based, this will give access to that too.

Losing access to your mobile number is very bad for your online account security.
True. For that reason, The email account I use for high impact accounts is not setup on my phone.

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#167 Post by DanielP » February 12th, 2020, 4:17 pm

I don't understand anyone who hasn't already cancelled their card if it was used to purchase Flannery
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#168 Post by Nola Palomar » February 12th, 2020, 4:29 pm

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I don't understand anyone who hasn't already cancelled their card if it was used to purchase Flannery
This.
When I called my credit card company, they said there were as many other charges on the card that had been denied. I could not have known that because they don't show up on your statement.
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#169 Post by Glenn L e v i n e » February 12th, 2020, 4:37 pm

I called MC, explained the situation, and they recommended I cut up the card.

Ugh, it is on my iPhone and makes wine purchases easy.
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#170 Post by Nola Palomar » February 12th, 2020, 4:40 pm

Glenn L e v i n e wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 4:37 pm
I called MC, explained the situation, and they recommended I cut up the card.

Ugh, it is on my iPhone and makes wine purchases easy.
Think of it like a colonoscopy!! It's tough to make yourself do it, but once you do, you can slide a new card into the iPhone!! [wow.gif] [wow.gif]
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#171 Post by Nola Palomar » February 12th, 2020, 7:59 pm

Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak
It’s like freaking steak crack!!!
Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win.
If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!!
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#172 Post by alan weinberg » February 13th, 2020, 6:08 am

Nola Palomar wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 7:59 pm
Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak
It’s like freaking steak crack!!!
Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win.
If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!!
good to see you hooked. Had a Picanha last night and can still taste it. And the house smells wonderfully of that crackling fat.

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#173 Post by RichardFlack » February 13th, 2020, 6:24 am

Safest to request port block on your phone, it’s what I’ve done.
Also always have password reset confirmations sent to email account not text message.

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#174 Post by David Glasser » February 13th, 2020, 7:00 am

Nola Palomar wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 7:59 pm
Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak
It’s like freaking steak crack!!!
Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win.
If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!!
Flannery's ruined me for other sources of beef.

I think Bryan considers "well done" a curse word... [cheers.gif]

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#175 Post by David Glasser » February 13th, 2020, 7:01 am

alan weinberg wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 6:08 am
Nola Palomar wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 7:59 pm
Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak
It’s like freaking steak crack!!!
Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win.
If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!!
good to see you hooked. Had a Picanha last night and can still taste it. And the house smells wonderfully of that crackling fat.
Alan, any favorite technique for cooking the picanha?

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#176 Post by Nola Palomar » February 13th, 2020, 7:17 am

David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 7:00 am
Nola Palomar wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 7:59 pm
Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak
It’s like freaking steak crack!!!
Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win.
If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!!
Flannery's ruined me for other sources of beef.

I think Bryan considers "well done" a curse word... [cheers.gif]
[rofl.gif] [rofl.gif] [rofl.gif]
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#177 Post by alan weinberg » February 13th, 2020, 8:17 am

David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 7:01 am
alan weinberg wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 6:08 am
Nola Palomar wrote:
February 12th, 2020, 7:59 pm
Just had a Flannery Hanger Steak
It’s like freaking steak crack!!!
Absolutely, delicious!!! Not excited about the CC being breached, but dang this was a win.
If Bryan Flannery is following this thread!!! Well done!!
good to see you hooked. Had a Picanha last night and can still taste it. And the house smells wonderfully of that crackling fat.
Alan, any favorite technique for cooking the picanha?
did it simply. A salt based rub, trimmed off half the thickness of the fat—there’s plenty left—and roasted at 400 till 130 in center, took out of oven and covered w foil 10 min to rest. Easy peasy. Baked tater, corn and peas. No wine—on call.

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#178 Post by David Glasser » February 13th, 2020, 8:24 am

alan weinberg wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 8:17 am
David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 7:01 am
alan weinberg wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 6:08 am
good to see you hooked. Had a Picanha last night and can still taste it. And the house smells wonderfully of that crackling fat.
Alan, any favorite technique for cooking the picanha?
did it simply. A salt based rub, trimmed off half the thickness of the fat—there’s plenty left—and roasted at 400 till 130 in center, took out of oven and covered w foil 10 min to rest. Easy peasy. Baked tater, corn and peas. No wine—on call.
Thanks.
Sounds irresistible, off to order one...

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#179 Post by alan weinberg » February 13th, 2020, 9:37 am

David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 8:24 am
alan weinberg wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 8:17 am
David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 7:01 am


Alan, any favorite technique for cooking the picanha?
did it simply. A salt based rub, trimmed off half the thickness of the fat—there’s plenty left—and roasted at 400 till 130 in center, took out of oven and covered w foil 10 min to rest. Easy peasy. Baked tater, corn and peas. No wine—on call.
Thanks.
Sounds irresistible, off to order one...
oh—roast fat side on top.

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#180 Post by Richard T r i m p i » February 13th, 2020, 10:44 am

David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 7:00 am
Flannery's ruined me for other sources of beef.
Just after buying this year, my wife coincidentally brought hose some Costco Ribeyes that appeared to be "prime". As high a quality as "grocery store" steaks are likely to be....and they never stood a chance compared to the Flannery dry aged CA Ribeye,

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#181 Post by Marc Yamawaki » February 13th, 2020, 11:01 am

Richard T r i m p i wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 10:44 am
David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 7:00 am
Flannery's ruined me for other sources of beef.
Just after buying this year, my wife coincidentally brought hose some Costco Ribeyes that appeared to be "prime". As high a quality as "grocery store" steaks are likely to be....and they never stood a chance compared to the Flannery dry aged CA Ribeye,

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Costco USDA prime was actually a good deal a few years back.
Before they started separating the eye and cap from ribeye, they would cost $15-16/lb.
After they started to separate it, the prices slowly climbed up, now around $20-22/lb for the rib cap.
Pretty often I could get pretty good marbleized rib cap, kids would eat it up.
They did have a deal for NY steak for $10/lb, but I'm not a fan of NY steaks.

Now, considering the hangar steaks if on sale, they would cost $16/lb. So a no brainer on no to costco and stocking up on Flannery hangars!

On the flip side, I will still by costco prime boneless short ribs (I thnk $10 or $11/lb) to get my kalbi fix.

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#182 Post by Colin Carpenter » February 13th, 2020, 2:27 pm

Guess I wasn’t paying enough attention to this thread. The card I used for Flannery on BD just got a fraudulent charge today. Ughh, use it for most of my autopay setups. Bank of America rep was not great. Told him I did not make the charge and that it was fraudulent. Explained the data breach. He then asked me if I wanted to stop the payment on that charge! Uhhhh.... on the bright side, I did recently enjoy a 42 day dry aged steak left over from last year’s BD!

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#183 Post by Ian H » February 13th, 2020, 4:06 pm

I haven't seen any fraudulent activity on my card, guess I am lucky. Do we know if it was a breach around/after this year's BD, or did it happen before this one? I ask b/c this was the first year I've bought from Flannery so wouldn't have been in their system if the breach happened prior to Jan 27.

I did cook up one of my ribeyes and oh my god the flavor. I did a reverse sear on the steak and overcooked it, but it was still tender and super flavorful despite operator error on my part.
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#184 Post by Nola Palomar » February 13th, 2020, 6:00 pm

Ian H wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 4:06 pm
I haven't seen any fraudulent activity on my card, guess I am lucky. Do we know if it was a breach around/after this year's BD, or did it happen before this one? I ask b/c this was the first year I've bought from Flannery so wouldn't have been in their system if the breach happened prior to Jan 27.

I did cook up one of my ribeyes and oh my god the flavor. I did a reverse sear on the steak and overcooked it, but it was still tender and super flavorful despite operator error on my part.
Ian, I would recommend that you still call and ask your credit card to look if there have been any attempts. I had several fraudulent charges that went through, but I also had double that number that were caught and were blocked. If you used your card to buy Flannery this year, I would definitely get the card replaced as a precaution.
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#185 Post by P Turk » February 13th, 2020, 7:43 pm

I, too, purchased on berserker day, and can’t be 100% sure of the actual cause, but Chase notified me of fraudulent charges and cancelled my card and removed such charges. Not the first time, and likely not the last. Looking forward to the Flannery ribeyes and hangers on the grill.
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#186 Post by David Glasser » February 13th, 2020, 7:56 pm

alan weinberg wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 9:37 am
David Glasser wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 8:24 am
alan weinberg wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 8:17 am
did it simply. A salt based rub, trimmed off half the thickness of the fat—there’s plenty left—and roasted at 400 till 130 in center, took out of oven and covered w foil 10 min to rest. Easy peasy. Baked tater, corn and peas. No wine—on call.
Thanks.
Sounds irresistible, off to order one...
oh—roast fat side on top.
Thanks Alan.

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#187 Post by Jay Selman » February 13th, 2020, 8:17 pm

Nola Palomar wrote:
February 13th, 2020, 6:00 pm

Ian, I would recommend that you still call and ask your credit card to look if there have been any attempts. I had several fraudulent charges that went through, but I also had double that number that were caught and were blocked. If you used your card to buy Flannery this year, I would definitely get the card replaced as a precaution.
Great advice. I canceled my card. Thieves love the card holder’s reluctance to cancel their card due to the inconvenience. Since I have a back up card and all my automatic transmission transactions are on another card canceling my card is almost hassle free.

BTW, kudos to Bryan for putting a notice on his website for people to call them if they want to place orders (due to credit card issue.)

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#188 Post by bryan flannery » February 14th, 2020, 2:38 pm

Hi All, I want to give you an update on what is going on with regards to" the fine mess I've gotten you all in" ! We hired 3 companies to look at each facet of our process; ingress, the platform, and egress. We have identified the problem and removed it. Somehow, a script was added at the egress side ( where the CC info is sent to the card processor). This script effectively made a copy of the card data and at the point where the website sent the billing information to the card processor; it simultaneously diverted the copy to the bad guys. We are now in the process of determining how and when the script got added in the first place; so for this reason, the website is still locked down. We have blocked all of the cards in storage at the processing company, so for any who might have tried to order and were told you card was not accepted, that's the reason. We won't open the site back up until we are absolutely secure- if anyone wants anything in the meantime, call us directly and we'll take care of you. Once again, our sincere apologies for this inconvenience, and we'll keep everyone posted on progress towards a solution. Happy Valentine's Day to everyone! Bryan and Katie

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#189 Post by Tom G l a s g o w » February 14th, 2020, 7:33 pm

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February 14th, 2020, 2:38 pm
Hi All, I want to give you an update on what is going on with regards to" the fine mess I've gotten you all in" ! We hired 3 companies to look at each facet of our process; ingress, the platform, and egress. We have identified the problem and removed it. Somehow, a script was added at the egress side ( where the CC info is sent to the card processor). This script effectively made a copy of the card data and at the point where the website sent the billing information to the card processor; it simultaneously diverted the copy to the bad guys. We are now in the process of determining how and when the script got added in the first place; so for this reason, the website is still locked down. We have blocked all of the cards in storage at the processing company, so for any who might have tried to order and were told you card was not accepted, that's the reason. We won't open the site back up until we are absolutely secure- if anyone wants anything in the meantime, call us directly and we'll take care of you. Once again, our sincere apologies for this inconvenience, and we'll keep everyone posted on progress towards a solution. Happy Valentine's Day to everyone! Bryan and Katie
Thanks, I had an order in my cart from a few days ago, so I didn’t see warning on the welcome screen. I emailed you what I was trying to order.

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#190 Post by scamhi » February 15th, 2020, 5:44 am

both credit cards I have used at Flannery we both compromised and cancelled.
Second card was just this week.
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#191 Post by Albert R » February 15th, 2020, 6:09 am

Bryan thank you for the update. Folks I emailed them on Tuesday to order some filets that were/are on sale and Katie got back to me within 30 mins. Order shipped on Wednesday and was received yesterday. I offered to put a check in the mailed and she refused. They will charge me when they get it all sorted out. Again, outstanding customer service. Thank you Bryan & Katie!
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#192 Post by ATaylor » February 15th, 2020, 10:04 am

I was in the clear up to now. Middle of the night there were 4 transactions that triggered Chase Fraud alerts. Confirmed all 4 as fraud; new card arriving Monday.
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#193 Post by Bdklein » February 15th, 2020, 11:05 am

Wow this sucks for all. Some people might have a real beef here about what happened, and will steer clear of the website.
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#194 Post by Nola Palomar » February 15th, 2020, 11:42 am

I’d like to see the perpetrators go to the stockyards and slaughter house...
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#195 Post by Brian Thorne » February 15th, 2020, 1:21 pm

I haven’t purchased anything from Flannery since mid December; I wonder how far back the credit card breach goes?

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#196 Post by Robert Love » February 15th, 2020, 1:55 pm

Brian Thorne wrote:
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I haven’t purchased anything from Flannery since mid December; I wonder how far back the credit card breach goes?
My first fraud came after a purchase in early December.

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#197 Post by John O' » February 15th, 2020, 2:53 pm

Didn't get hit, but cancelled and reissued the card to be safe. Minor inconvenience for me.
Bryan - your hangers are a major joy, that more than covers the hassle.
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#198 Post by Jay Selman » February 15th, 2020, 3:34 pm

Bdklein wrote:
February 15th, 2020, 11:05 am
Wow this sucks for all. Some people might have a real beef here about what happened, and will steer clear of the website.
It cud be worse. Nothing to have a cow over. I have herd Bryan has this udder control.

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#199 Post by Jeff Bloom » February 16th, 2020, 7:00 am

John O' wrote:
February 15th, 2020, 2:53 pm
Didn't get hit, but cancelled and reissued the card to be safe. Minor inconvenience for me.
Same here. Having to replace a card is not going to make me stop buying these wonderful steaks.

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#200 Post by Michael Sopher » February 16th, 2020, 8:18 am

I got hit twice, once back in the fall, I think proximate to a Flannery order, caught by me after a $5.xx charge and locked, the replacement for that was hacked the day after BD day. Glad I know the source of the breaches now.
Will still buy from Bryan, may make more use of those virtual one time numbers for online purchases. Will also get all my recurring charges to a single card that has no other uses.
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