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International Fraud Awareness Week

For Immediate Release           November 16, 2015 For More Information Contact: Morgan O’Mara, (303)962-5589 ACFE: Mandy Moody, (512) 478-9000, ext. 167 E-mail: MMoody@acfe.com   Shred Nations Joins Movement to Shine a Spotlight on Fraud International Fraud Awareness Week kicks off Nov. 15, 2015 worldwide Denver,...

Shredder Explosion Causes Fire

There’s always an inherent risk of accidents in any office, and as unpredictable as they can be, there are steps that you can take to avoid some of the them. Having a large in-office shredder definitely has its advantages. It’s convenient- you don’t have to worry about paper piling...

Paper Shredder Fire

Most people fail to appreciate the dangers of a paper shredder. I don’t like to think about the injuries caused when pets or kids put their tongues and hands into the shredder. Some newer models of paper shredders have safeties but that is only a fraction of the paper...

Cleveland Schools Expose Personal Information

The former Cleveland School District administration building in being renovated for use as a hotel. As part of the renovations they are cleaning out decades of old records. The problem is that not all of the personal information is being properly destroyed. In the dumpster used for construction were...

Dangers of Burning Paper

In an effort to save the cost of buying a shredder or using a shredding service some people will do some strange things. The most common thought that comes to people’s mind  is to burn the paper. There a few things to consider. The first is if it is...

The Three Stooges of Dallas Shredding

The soap opera that is shredding for the City of Dallas is not over yet.  Judge Clay Jenkins has worked to keep convicted criminals from handling the sensitive documents the city needs to destroy. But he hasn’t been able to finish the job because he can’t get votes for...

DC Police Try Burning

While the most common way to get rid of incriminating letters in a novel is to burn them it has not been very popular for businesses and organizations for many years. There are several reasons why: Shredded paper can be recycled. Burning paper releases carbons into the atmosphere It...

Disgrace in Dallas

Six months ago it came to light that Dallas was using convicted criminals to handle the shredding of personal documents. The whole idea of having people who have proven that they can’t be trusted reviewing very private information makes no sense.  Since Judge Clay Jenkins agreed that this is...

Office Shredder Fire

The Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center in Utitca, New York has one of the most expensive shredders available. The problem is that it is not expensive because it is any faster or cuts to smaller pieces than the average office shredder. It is more expensive because it will cost thousands...

Shredding Cigarette Research

While most shredding is done to protect consumers, it is still a tool that can be used for bad as well as good. When big corporate scandals happen it there is always the footage of the shredded paper at the end of the collapse. The one in the news...