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U.S. states working together to probe Target: NY attorney general

BOSTON (Reuters) - State attorneys general from around the country are banding together to probe the Target data breach, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said on Friday.

Jaclyn Falkowski, a spokeswoman for the Connecticut Attorney General, said separately that Connecticut is joining with New York and other states in the probe.

A Target official could not immediately be reached for comment.

(Karen Freifeld and Jim Finkle; Writing by Richard Valdmanis)