Fight Fraud. Shred it in Meridian on July 20!

Posted on 06/17/24

We’re serious about wanting to help consumers fight identity theft! Stay one step ahead of identity thieves with AARP Idaho at a free shredding event.

Fight fraud shred instead
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Register to attend AARP Idaho’s shredding event in Meridian. This event is open to the public. Your documents will be shredded on-site, free of charge. Consumers can bring up to 10 boxes apiece, but please, no businesses.

To register, call 877-926-8300, or visit

July 20, 2024 | 10:00am – 1:00pm
ISU Meridian Parking Lot
1311 East Central Drive
Meridian, ID 83642

Experts agree that shredding confidential documents is a good way to protect yourself from fraud.

Suggested Items to destroy:
· Bank account information
· Credit card information
· Contracts
· Invoices/Statements
· Customer lists
· Employee/applicant information
· Payroll/ paystubs
· Medical Records
· Budgeting/accounting information
· Junk mail (with name and address such as credit card applications)

Acceptable items to destroy:
· Computer Paper
· Staples
· Paperclips
· Black Binder Clips
· Hanging file folders
· Spiral bound notebooks
· Rubber bands

Not acceptable to destroy:
· Batteries
· Cardboard
· Plastics
· 3 ring binders
· Hard drives
· Back up tapes
· CDs
· Garbage

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