You are your best defense against identity theft.
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This is made possible by our national partners:
And our local partners:
Fifty-six percent* of identity theft victims that could trace the source of the theft ultimately learned that thieves took something that was in their own possession. So the first rule of identity protection is: If you don’t need it, destroy it – responsibly. The Better Business Bureau is here to help.
* Source: 2008 Javelin Strategy & Research
What is BBB “Secure Your ID” Days?
BBB and its partners will host a national identity theft prevention and education event in local communities coast-to-coast on two dates in 2008: Saturday, May 3rd and Saturday, September 20th. Bring up to three boxes/bags of paper documents containing personal identifiers, and we’ll shred it for you -- on the spot. We’ll also distribute great tips and resources that will help you protect your identity – online and off.
Acceptable Materials: Standard-size, paper-based materials
Acceptable Quantity: Bring as much as you can carry, but not more than 3 boxes/bags.