The Increasing Threat of Identity Theft

Every year, the threat of identity theft continues to grow. With advancements in technology come undiscovered vulnerabilities that could allow fraudsters to get their hands on your personal information.

Unfortunately, identity thieves can use as little information as your full name and home address to start abusing your identity and reaping costly benefits at your expense.

The biggest complaint received by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2014 dealt with identity theft—earning over 300,000 complaints. While it did not make the number one spot last year, the number of complaints still rose by over 63%:

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Safeguard Your Identity

There are a number of steps you can take to ensure that you do not become a victim of identity theft, including remaining cautious of the people and businesses that you are sharing your personal information with and shredding any documents containing confidential information.

For more ways to keep your information protected from identity thieves, take a look at this article or check out our blog.

Avoid Identity Theft by Shredding Your Confidential Data Today!

Falling victim to identity theft can cost you both time and money that you may not be able to afford. Shred Nations partners with a nationwide network of shredding contractors that can handle any documents or devices containing your personal information.

For a free quote on data destruction services in your area, simply fill out the form to the right or give us a call at (800) 747-3365.

Within minutes of speaking with one of our experts, you will receive quotes from contractors in your area that will work diligently to complete your service at an affordable price.