Posted on January 17th, 2012 No comments
Boca Raton, FL – On Saturday, January 28, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., the Boca Raton Police Department and Microshred Corporation are again teaming up to help prevent identity theft by hosting a free document shredding event. The event will be held at the Boca Raton Town Center Mall, 6000 W. Glades Road, in the NW corner of the parking lot near Sears.
By shredding and properly disposing of all your sensitive documents, you will be taking a key step toward protecting your identity. According to reports from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, more than 15 million people reported having their identities either stolen or misused last year; and Florida had the highest per capita rate of reported identity thefts in the United States. The overall losses from identity theft last year were close to $37 billion.
Microshred Corporation will have document shredding trucks on-site and each participant will be given a Certificate of Destruction after all documents have been shredded. The event is open to all non-commercial participants. Officers from the Boca Raton Police Department Crime Prevention Unit, along with employees from Microshred Corporation, will be on-site to provide expert advice and tips to prevent identity theft.
For additional information contact Officer Craig Kolnick (Crime Prevention Unit) at 561-347-3934 or visit their website at www.BocaPolice.com.
View press release: http://www.ci.boca-raton.fl.us/police/TopStories/vipernews.shtm
Posted on May 18th, 2011 No comments
April 28, 2011
MicroShred Corporation Inc.
19593 NE 10th Ave. #4-A
North Miami, FL 33179
Dear Ms. Ciechanowiecki,
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and the MicroShred Corporation for volunteering your services to partner with us to co-host the Shred-A-Thon at the Boca Town Center Mall on April 23, 2011. Please express our appreciation to your hardworking staff, Kris, James and Rosemary for their contribution to making the event run smoothly.
Identity theft prevention is at the forefront of our crime prevention initiatives. Impressively, 185 residents took advantage of your service, which resulted in the destruction of over 8 tons of personal documents being destroyed.
With your partnership, we helped individuals to take a key step in identity theft protection and hopefully, they will educate their family, friends and neighbors to do the same. We are indeed grateful for your support and look forward to partnering with you again in the near future.
Posted on May 12th, 2011 No comments
Boca Raton, FL – On Saturday April 23, 2011, the Boca Raton Police Services Department partnered with MicroShred Corporation for a free document shredding event to help prevent identity theft. In the end, more than eight tons of material was brought by residents to the massive shredder. Aside from protecting citizens against fraud, 25.2 cubic yards of potential waste was saved from a landfill, the equivalent of 142 trees.
From the Boca Raton Police Services Department:
Boca Raton Police and MicroShred team up in Boca Raton, FL – On Saturday April 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the Boca Raton Police Services Department is partnering with MicroShred Corporation to host a free document shredding event to help prevent identity theft. The event will be held at the Town Center Mall, 6000 West Glades Road, in the northwest corner near Sears.
We encourage you to take a key step in identity protection by shredding and properly disposing all sensitive paper documents. “As identity theft continues to be a growing problem nationwide, it is more important than ever for individuals to properly destroy documents that contain personal information by methods such as shredding,” said Officer Kolnick of the Crime Prevention Unit.
Microshred will have document shredding trucks on site and each participant will be given a Certificate of Destruction after all their documents have been shredded. The event is open to all residents of Boca Raton, with a maximum of five bankers sized boxes per household allowed to be shredded.
Officers from the Boca Raton Police Services Department’s Crime Prevention Unit and MicroShred will be on site to provide expert advice and tips to prevent identity theft. For additional information please contact Officer Craig Kolnick at 561-347-3934 or visit our website at www.BocaPolice.com.