Kroger stores now taking credit cards again after outage

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After a brief outage early Tuesday afternoon, Kroger stores are now able to take credit card payments.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

UPDATE 2:20 p.m.: 

After a brief outage early Tuesday afternoon, Kroger stores are now able to take credit card payments, a spokeswoman said.

According to news partner WCPO, Kroger released a statement saying, "Our EBT system was down for a short period of time. It is now fixed and working properly."

Earlier Tuesday afternoon, multiple shoppers reported that some Kroger stores were only able to take cash payments, no credit cards.

Shoppers now say some Kroger stores are able to take credit card payments again.

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Multiple shoppers report that some Kroger stores are currently only able to take cash payments, no credit cards.

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A few shoppers have called WHIO saying store employees said the stores are unable to process credit card payments and are only taking cash.

As of 1:30 p.m., multiple shoppers from outside Ohio have tweeted that stores in those states are also unable to process credit card payments.

Officials with Kroger have not returned WHIO’s request for comment, leaving unanswered which stores are affected.

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