TPD And Shred-It Join Forces To Reduce Fraud

By: Tallahassee Police Department Email
By: Tallahassee Police Department Email

News Release: TPD

On Saturday, April 26th, 2014, the Tallahassee Police Department and Shred-it, a local document shredding company, will join forces to reduce the potential for identity theft in the Capital City from 9 a.m. to Noon.

Identity theft and financial crimes are an ever-increasing issue facing law enforcement and the public. Identity theft is usually perpetrated to facilitate other crimes, such as credit card fraud or check fraud. The thief is cunning and uses a variety of methods to obtain the victims personal information, such as rummaging through discarded trash that may contain a social security number or other information. The more brazen criminals will commit a home or vehicle burglary to obtain personal information to facilitate a wide variety of fraud.

WHEN:
SATURDAY April 26th, 2014

TIME:
9AM-NOON

WHERE:
TALLAHASSEE POLICE DEPARTMENT
234 EAST 7TH AVE, TALLAHASSEE

COST:
FREE- PLEASE NO MORE THAN 5 BOXES OF MATERIAL


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