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NEW: Avoid Identity Theft With Free Document Shredding Monday

Wednesday, September 05, 2012


Residents will have a chance to safely dispose of private documents next week when the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation holds a Consumer Information/Shred Day in Worcester.

Undersecretary Barbara Anthony, James Gardner of the Worcester Local Consumer Program at Anna Maria College and other officials will be on hand to speak to residents on Monday, September 10.

The event, scheduled for the Beaver Brook Park parking lot from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m., is part of the Patrick-Murray administration's educational initiative to reach out to the general public on consumer-related issues.

Wrentham's Doc Shredding will provide free shredding services at the event from 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.

Members of the Office of Consumer Affairs will be joined by representatives from the Division of Banks, Division of Insurance, Division of Professional Licensure, Division of Standards and Department of Telecommunications and Cable to discuss consumer issues issues and provide information and services.

Representatives from the U.S. Postal Inspection Service will also be present with informational material for consumers.

The Office of Consumer Affairs advises individuals to shred personal financial documents once they are no longer needed. Shredding credit card and bank statements, as well as expired insurance policies, is just one way to protect against identity theft and keep personal data secure. 


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