Global Payments 8-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 30, 2012
Commission file number 001-16111
GLOBAL PAYMENTS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: 770-829-8234
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On March 30, 2012, Global Payments Inc., a Georgia corporation, issued a press release announcing it identified and self-reported unauthorized access into a portion of its processing system. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
99.1 Press Release dated March 30, 2012
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Global Payments Inc.
Date: March 30, 2012
By: /s/ David E. Mangum
David E. Mangum
Chief Financial Officer