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Don’t Fall Victim to These Top Vacation Scams

Slow down before you snap up that free vacation or deeply discounted hotel arrangement. Scammers may be waiting in the wings. Who doesn’t love a good vacation or travel adventure?  While going away may be one of the best ways to spend the last weeks of summer, scammers are working hard to get a cut…

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Legal Shred Announces New Office Location In Island Park, New York

New office expansion enables Legal Shred to accelerate growth in document destruction and identity protection for New York City and Long Island residents and businesses. Legal Shred, the identity protection company, today announced its expansion by opening its 3rd office space, located at 55B Saratoga Blvd., Island Park, NY 11558. The new location brings Legal…

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In-House Office Shredders Cost More Than You May Realize

When it comes to paper shredding, don’t rely on DIY methods & in-house office shredders. Purchasing in-house office shredders may seem like a wise investment, but the reality is that office shredders will cost a lot more in time, overhead expenses, and security, which is a lot more than the original price tag.  Here’s why…

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Shredding Different Types of Media

Want to protect your identity beyond the paper trail?  Here’s how you can do it. While document destruction can help you maintain your reputation and preserve your identity, whether it’s business or personal, shredding isn’t exclusive to just paper.  Your identity can be spread far and wide on a variety of different media, from hard…

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Routine Document Destruction Is a Reputation Saver

Want to keep your reputation intact? Consider routine document destruction. As Warren Buffet once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” For businesses, maintaining your reputation isn’t just about good customer service or an excellent marketing campaign.  A good reputation is built by how you secure yours…

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Analog Theft Still Big for Identity-related Crimes

Think digital is only the culprit for identity theft? Think again. Identity theft is usually associated with digital media – credit card fraud from card skimmers, electronic data breaches, stolen thumb drives, and phishing email scams seem to be the main culprits. According to a recent analysis, it’s analog files we need to be concerned…

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Business Identity Theft Part II: Why It Happens

Ever wonder why thieves go after businesses? In our last post, we talked about business identity theft and how it happens.  We have a good understanding of how thieves can get a hold of business identities, but why are they going after an entity versus an individual? The answers may seem obvious, but are no…

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