NEW YORK (AP) — The Secret Service says it is investigating a credit- and debit-card data theft at Target stores.

Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary confirms the agency is investigating, but declined to provide further details.

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Minneapolis-based Target Corp. did not respond to requests for comment. A MasterCard representative referred questions to Target.

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Target has 1,797 stores in the U.S. and 124 in Canada.

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