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Charleston County to Host Free Community Shredding Event

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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

If you have papers and sensitive documents that need to be shredded now is your opportunity to do so for free.

Charleston County Government is offering citizens an opportunity to shred documents Friday at the Public Services Building in North Charleston.

Free Community Shredding Event
Friday, April 22
Charleston County Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building Parking Lot
4045 Bridge View Drive – North Charleston
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

According to the Identity Theft Resource Center, shredding documents with personal information can help minimize the risk of becoming the victim of identity theft.

Experts suggest shredding any documents with personal information like account numbers, social security numbers and date of birth. In addition, a recent study found more than 13 million consumers fell victim to identity theft fraud in 2015.

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