The fact is that identity theft remains one of the top problems for consumers in Utah. Holding on to documents that contain personal information or computer equipment may put a person at risk of fraud. Senior citizens remain top targets for fraud and scams from criminals.
Help protect your family and loved ones by clearing out papers that may put consumer information at risk. You can have them all shredded for free at the "Declutter Day".
Here are five examples of sensitive documents you should have shredded:
- Old tax records beyond seven years
- Bank statements
- Pay stubs
- Credit card statements
- 401K/ IRA statements
Here are examples of electronics that may contain sensitive information for recycling:
- Cell phones
For more information, please visit: http://www.commerce.utah.gov/declutter/