Marriott will pay to replace passports after breach

After its breach, which compromised the personal data of 500 million customers, Marriott has agreed to pay for new passports if it has found that “fraud has taken place.”

Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., on Sunday suggested the hotel chain cover the $110 charged to customers requesting new passports after the breach.

While the hotel chain believes the chance of hackers using passport numbers “is very low,” Marriott spokeswoman Connie Kim told The Washington Post, the hotel giant is willing to foot the bill in cases the company deems necessary.

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