AARP Louisiana to host free shredding event Saturday

AARP free shredding event
Updated: Apr. 13, 2018 at 1:44 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The 2017 Identity Fraud Study, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, found that $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016, compared with $15.3 billion and 13.1 million victims a year earlier. In the past six years identity thieves have stolen over $107 billion.

To help reduce those numbers, AARP Louisiana will host a free shredding event for the public on Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Whole Foods Market  in Shreveport, LA (1380 E. 70th Street).  Attendees will have an opportunity to bring their sensitive documents to be shredded on-site for FREE by professional shredding trucks.  Troy Broussard, Director of Advocacy and Outreach for AARP Louisiana, stop by the KSLA News 12 studios to discuss Saturday's event.

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