The Commerce Bank of Washington

Dumpster Diving

Consider the sensitive information found on your bank statements, credit card statements and even health records. Imagine this information in the hands of a thief. Often there is enough information on these documents to commit fraud.

To minimize the risk these documents present, use the tips below:

  • Shred documents that may contain account numbers, transaction detail or personally identifiable information
  • Engage a professional data destruction service
  • Keep documents under lock and key until they are destroyed

Keeping your information safe is a great way to help prevent fraud.

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