Credit card data breach reported at Shelton car wash

A credit card data breach at Splash Car Wash locations, including the one in Shelton, has affected about 1,400 people. The breach occurred from Feb. 28 to May 16 at six Splash Car Wash locations in Shelton, Bridgeport, Cos Cob (Greenwich), Fairfield, Greenwich and West Haven.

The Shelton Splash is at 376 Bridgeport Ave., off Platt Road.

In a statement, the company advised all Splash patrons to check their credit card accounts for fraudulent activity. If fraudulent activity is discovered, Splash advises people to contact their credit card company immediately.

This data breach did not affect customers who have unlimited plans with Splash.

Looking into source of the breach

Since discovery of the breach, Splash has engaged a third-party forensic investigator and sought guidance from banking institutions to remediate the source of the breach.

Credit card systems at all 16 Splash Car Wash locations have been replaced by credit card readers verified as safe and provided by banking institutions.

Anyone with questions for Splash Car Wash should call the company at 800-927-4489.