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AARP AARP States New York Scams & Fraud

Upcoming Shredding Events Across New York


Securely disposing of documents that contain your personal information—such as bank statements, canceled checks, receipts and credit-card junk mail—is one way to avoid becoming a fraud victim. 

AARP New York is hosting contactless shred-a-thons, open to the public. They will be held:

  • April 22 in Syracuse (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • April 23 in Utica (9 a.m. to noon) and Rochester (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • April 24 in Saratoga Springs (9 a.m. to noon)
  • April 28 in Staten Island (9 a.m. to noon) 
  • April 30 in Poughkeepsie (9 a.m. to noon) and Buffalo (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
  • May 7 in Albany (9 a.m. to noon)

The office will also offer virtual fraud prevention presentations throughout the spring. 

To register, visit

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