Barnes & Noble, the biggest U.S. bookstore chain, won the dismissal of a suit over the “skimming” of customers’ PIN codes from credit-card readers at stores in New York, California and seven other states.

The New York-based retailer last year announced that card readers in 63 stores had been tampered with in a bid to steal credit and debit card data including the personal information numbers punched in by customers paying for purchases.

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