Apple Pay Hit With Fraudulent Transactions Using Stolen Credit Card Data: WSJ

Apple Pay Hit With Fraudulent Transactions Using Stolen Credit Card Data: WSJ
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FILE - In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, demonstrates the new Apple Pay mobile payment system at a Whole Foods store in Cupertino, Calif. Apple launched the payment system that sidesteps wallets, the latest way for people to use their phones instead of cash or plastic to pay stores. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
FILE - In this photo taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, Eddy Cue, Apple Senior Vice President of Internet Software and Services, demonstrates the new Apple Pay mobile payment system at a Whole Foods store in Cupertino, Calif. Apple launched the payment system that sidesteps wallets, the latest way for people to use their phones instead of cash or plastic to pay stores. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

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The transactions stemmed from breaches at retail giants including Home Depot Inc

The majority of unauthorized purchases have been for big-ticket items bought with smartphones at Apple's own stores, the Journal said.

Apple could not be reached immediately for comment.

(Reporting By Darshana Sankararaman in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Wills)

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