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Operation: Stop Scams – Free Shredding Events in PA

Posted on 03/07/17

Fight Back Against Fraud!

Every 2 seconds someone’s identity is stolen. But you can take steps to protect yourself.

Fight back against fraud! Join us for free shredding events in Pennsylvania.

AARP Pennsylvania is hosting a number of free shredding events where shredding services will be available to securely destroy your documents containing personal and sensitive information. You can also learn how to protect yourself from fraud and scams. Shredding services are free of charge and are open to the public.

See below for a list of locations and details about the free shredding events:

Bethlehem, PA

Saturday, April 22 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020

Shredding will take place in the large parking lot on the east side of campus.

Please note that there is a limit of three boxes per vehicle; box sizes should not exceed 18″x16″x12″.

Philadelphia, PA

Saturday, April 29 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Prince Hall Masonic Lodge of Pennsylvania, 4301 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140

Shredding will take place in the parking lot of the Masonic Lodge.

Please bring items in paper bags; no on-site disposal of plastic containers or cardboard boxes allowed.

Shredding services are free and open to the public. AARP is proud to collaborate with the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office; Philadelphia Controller’s Office; Councilwoman Cindy Bass; Council Members At-Large Al Taubenberger, David Oh, and Derek Green; and the Spanish American Law Enforcement Association (SALEA).

Pittsburgh, PA

Saturday, April 29 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)

Century III Mall, 3075 Clairton Road, West Mifflin, PA 15123

Shredding will take place in the North parking lot on the lower level.

Please bring items in paper bags; no on-site disposal of plastic containers or cardboard boxes allowed.

Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to be donated to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

York, PA

Saturday, April 22 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm)

Continental Paper Grading, 3350 Concord Road, York, PA 17402

This event is free and open to the public but you will be asked to register for the event on-site.

Please consider bringing a non-perishable food item to be donated to the York County Food Bank.

For more information about frauds and scams, and how to protect yourself, visit the AARP Fraud Watch Network and consider signing up for free Watchdog Alerts to stay up on con artists’ latest tricks.

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