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Have your sensitive documents safely shredded

Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity is stolen in America. Consumers also reported losing $1.7 billion to scams and frauds in 2014. Here in Delaware, we’re #6 for fraud as reported by the Federal Trade Commission. That’s why AARP and the YMCA of Delaware are collaborating on a FREE SHREDDING EVENT on April 23, 2016. The event will arm you and your family with the tools you need to avoid current frauds and scams in Delaware. Get inside the mind of a con artist. Don’t be a victim.

Join us!

WHEN:           Saturday, April 23, 2016, 10 AM  - 2 PM

WHERE:        Sussex Family YMCA

20080 Church Street, Rehoboth DE

If you have old tax documents, credit card bills, bank statements and the like, bring them to the  AARP Shred Fest and watch them be destroyed safely and securely by a Shred Truck in the parking lot. There is no charge to have bags or boxes of personal documents shredded at the event.

The event will feature a live remote with iHeart Radio, refreshments and fun. A panel of experts from Delaware’s Division of Fraud and Delmarva Power will be on hand to provide alerts on common scams happening right now and how to avoid them. Bring your questions for the experts, and get a giveaway when you sign up for the Fraud Watch Network. You can also sign up for fraud alerts in your community at

Get there early to dispose of your sensitive documents, sign up for the Fraud Watch Network, and then join us under the tent for some information and FUN.


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