Security Breach May Have Affected 2.6M Michaels Customers

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_9020b187fe.jpgpayphoto/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock (IRVING, Texas) -- Three months after learning of a possible security breach, Michaels announced on Thursday that it has discovered evidence confirming it was indeed attacked. The arts and crafts chain said in a statement "that systems of Michaels stores in the United States and its subsidiary, Aaron Brothers, were attacked by criminals using highly sophisticated malware that had not been encountered previously by either of the security firms" running the investigation.

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Workers Collect Thousands in False Injury Claims

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_19d149ca10.jpg(ABC News) (NEW YORK) -- Every year, countless people rake in thousands of dollars by faking an injury to collect on disability payments. Vincent Lamantia, 43, from Staten Island, N.Y., is allegedly one of those fraudsters. He is one of many former New York City police officers and firefighters who were recently indicted for claiming fraudulent psychological ailments in order to collect social security benefits.

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Walmart Sends Chills Through Money Transfer Business

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_fd5f927cba.jpgWalmart (BENTONVILLE, Ark.) -- Big changes are coming to the money transfer business. Walmart announced on Thursday that it’s entering the market, leaving competitors shaking in their boots. The world's largest retailer says the money transfer service will allow customers to "transfer money to and from more than 4,000 Walmart stores nationwide for up to 50 percent less than similar offerings on the market."

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Wine in a Paint Can? Yes, Really!

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_c6481acc33.jpgMcCann Vilnius (NEW YORK) -- Beaujolais Nouveau has long suffered an unflattering comparison to paint thinner for its bright, cidery aromas that fly in the face of soft, juicy Merlot or peppery Cabernet Sauvignon. But a European ad agency has turned that association on its head with some striking new packaging -- a paint can, of course.

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Wedding Registry App Lets Couples Add Items from Anywhere

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_aac5b70452.jpgZola (NEW YORK) -- Couples heading to the altar can now add items from multiple stores to one simple registry. Brides-to-be can use their smartphones to scan the bar codes of products in any store or add links from online retailers with the new app from Zola, which launched Thursday. And users aren’t limited to products -- they can also add dance lessons, wine tasting tours, cooking classes or honeymoon funds to their registry.

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