Nationwide craft retailer Michaels faces a second lawsuit from a Chicago-area consumer over its card data breach that it made public in May of this year.

Mary Allen, of Libertyville, Ill., charged in her complaint that the national retailer had known about the breach for three months before it made the knowledge public on May 5.

She also charged that she used her debit card to purchase $18.16 worth of merchandise from a Michaels store in Vernon Hills, Ill.. She "unwittingly had her debit card information and PIN number stolen as a result," according to the complain. She subsequently discovered that her card had been used twice to steal over $1,000 from her account at Harris Bank.

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