Trump Hotel Collection, the luxury hotel brand owned and operated by Republican candidate for President Donald Trump, announced this week that it is investigating a credit card breach affecting its properties. It has been reported that the breach involved Trump properties in Chicago, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami and New York and has been going on since February.

Although credit card companies are moving toward chip and pin technology to defeat the ongoing slaughter from hackers in stealing credit cards, until cards with the new technology flood the market, credit card theft and fraud will likely continue at an alarming rate while hackers try to make as much hay as possible with old cards.