The number of credit unions suing Wendy's over its recent data breach hassoared in recent weeks, and other members of the industry are alsopiling into the class action suit against the fast food chain.

The case against the burger chain now includes 19 credit unions,three banks, four credit union leagues andCUNA. In July, a Pennsylvania District Court Judge consolidatedthe suits.

The complaint alleged that, among other things, Wendy's failedto delete cardholder information from its systems after authorizingtransactions, failed to protect against malware and viruses, didn'thave an adequate firewall, didn't limit or track access to the carddata, failed to disclose the breach in a timely manner and didn'tcovert to EMV. It also alleged that that the point-of-sale systemsat Wendy's were out of date.

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