Free Paper Shredding Reduces Risk Of Identity Theft

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)- Statistics say in 2012 more than 16 million Americans were victims of identity theft and this number has continued to rise. An event Saturday helped reduce the risk of identity theft.

Better Business Bureau sponsored a free paper shredding from 9 a.m. to noon at the Kansas Expocentre.

Topekans could safely destroy up to three boxes or bags of sensitive documents in the parking lot at One Expocentre Drive in the parking lot.

Topekans also brought food and other donations to support the Kansas food bank.