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After Mega-Breach, Marriott May Pay for New Passports

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Breach Response , Data Breach , Data Loss

After Mega-Breach, Marriott May Pay for New Passports But Victims Must Prove Fraud for Hotel Giant to Cover Cost of New Passport Jeremy Kirk (jeremy_kirk) • December 10, 2018

Marriott International says some data breach victims may be able to claim reimbursement for a new passport if they experience fraud, the Washington Post reports.

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A company spokeswoman tells the Post that if "we determine that fraud has taken place, then the company will reimburse guests for the costs associated with getting a new passport."

Marriott's announcement came shortly after Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., suggested the hotel chain should cover the $110 that it would cost breach victims to obtain a new U.S. passport. But it falls short of Schumer's demand that the company cover passport-replacement costs for any victim who requests it.

The data breach at Marriott...(continued)
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