Protect yourself against identity theft by bringing your personal documents to Shred Fest 2014. The NYC Dept. of Consumer Affairs is providing huge, commercial-grade shredders to turn your personal papers into confetti, so identity thieves can’t scour them for your Social Security or bank account numbers, passwords or other essential information.
There will be shredding trucks in all five boroughs on Sunday, May 18, from 10AM to 4PM, or until they fill up, whichever comes first. There are two locations each in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and Bronx, and one in Staten Island. Check the NYC Dept. of Consumer Affairs website for locations and mass transit directions.
In addition to the paper gobbling machines, DCA experts will be on hand with theft identity prevention tips. Click here to read how to get FREE credit reports from the three top credit reporting agencies, TransUnion, Experian and Equifax, that can help you prevent identity theft.