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Secure Your ID Day!
October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Identity theft is a serious problem: in 2016, consumers nationwide reported around 400,000 identity theft complaints to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). According to the FTC, it’s frequently perpetrated through methods like purse snatching, dumpster diving, phishing emails, and spyware.
“Documents that contain your Social Security Number, account numbers or any other personal information should be shredded before being disposed of”, said Lori Wilson, President and CEO of BBB serving the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern Coastal California. “Shredding sensitive documents is a key step in avoiding identity theft, and people need to be protecting themselves. Trust me, taking the extra time to do this regularly will pay off; getting your identity stolen is not only frustrating and worrisome, it takes an awful lot of time and energy to correct.”
Ripcord Digital, a BBB Accredited Business, will be present to shred your documents on-site. Their shredding truck is equipped with a camera for you to watch your paper be shredded.
Come out this October to help protect yourself and continue the fight against identity theft!