IDENTITY THEFT – The Importance of Shredding Documents
As you probably know, Identity Theft is quickly becoming one of the most organized and costly crimes of our time. By shredding all documents, you are taking one of the most important steps toward protecting your personal information and safeguarding your credit.
Assuming you place your trash at the curb or in a public dumpster, the U.S. Supreme Court has indicated that someone can legally dig through your trash. This implies that someone could legally dig through your trash looking for credit card receipts, bank account numbers, or your Social Security number.
Consider TVACCU as your personal financial bodyguard, here to protect you at every turn. Here are just a few things that we’re doing to keep your identity safe and sound:
We set the standard for other institutions to follow by being one of the first in our area to offer Free ID Protection to all checking of our account holders.