Preventing ID Theft: Shred Your Documents With Police This Weekend

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

Press Release: Tallahassee Police Department

On Saturday, April 27th 2013, 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 9a.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 27th, 2013 from 9AM-NOON

WHERE: TALLAHASSEE POLICE DEPARTMENT
234 EAST 7TH AVE

COST: FREE!! PLEASE, NO MORE THAN 5 BOXES OF MATERIAL


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