Lake Oswego, Ore. – March 2, 2010 – Shred your unwanted documents to help prevent identity theft at Better Business Bureau's Secure Your ID Day on April 17, 2010.
Oregon ranked 5th for fraud-related complaints with 14,987 and 27th for identity theft complaints with 2,583 in 2009, according to the Federal Trade Commission's 2009 Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book. Compared to other cities nationwide, the Eugene-Springfield area ranked 9th in fraud-related complaints and 271st in identity theft complaints in 2009.
Join Shred-it and George M. Sutton RV, as BBB serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington delivers free document shredding services and identity theft prevention strategies to consumers.
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2010
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: George M. Sutton RV – 2400 W. 7th Ave, Eugene, Ore.
It's Free and Convenient: Drive up and drop off up to three (3) grocery bags or boxes of unwanted documents to be securely shredded on-the-spot. No cardboard boxes or three-ring binders will be shredded.
To Shred or Not to Shred: If you don't need it, dispose of it … responsibly. Trash cans are like gold mines for identity thieves. Any unwanted personal documents that contain Social Security numbers, passwords, account numbers or other personal information should be shredded. Having trouble deciding what records to keep and what to discard? Click here for a records retention schedule.
Help the Environment: 100% of the shredded materials will be recycled.
For more information about BBB's Secure Your ID Day, please visit: www.akorww.bbb.org/secure-your-id. Thank you to our partners: