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.