WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | News

BBB of Central Virginia Hosts 'Shred Day'

By: News Email
By: News Email

October 19, 2013

The Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia hosted a 'Shred Day' event on Saturday, where people could drop off any documents they wanted destroyed.

They partnered with the American National University to give people a no hassle way to protect their personal information and get rid of unwanted paperwork.

Paula Stallard with the BBB says that destroyed documents is a much better option than just throwing them away with the rest of your trash.

"Scammers can take that and steal your identity, open accounts in your name and ruin your credit."

The BBB also encourages people to destroy expired debit and credit cards.

The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.


powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 228491871