LOCATION: 118 Catalina Ave, Mammoth, AZ
WHEN: JUNE 3, 2017 8:00 - 10:00 am
Pinal County, AZ -One of the most effective ways to protect your family from identity theft is to shred old documents that contain personal information. Pinal County Attorney Kent Volkmer and Supervisor Pete Rios will be in Mammoth, Arizona on June 3, 2017 from 8:00 – 10:00 am to host a community Shred-A-Thon to help fight identity theft and Electronics Recycling event. In addition there will be a drop-off box for expired and unused medication.
Identity theft is a crime where someone steals your personal information usually to commit fraud, such as applying for credit, filing taxes, or obtaining medical services. You may not know you are a victim of identity theft until you experience financial consequences, such as unexplained bills, credit collections, denied loans, and a damaged credit score.
What to Shred:Tax returns (more than five years old), old bank and credit card statements, utility bills, old medical bills, anything that has a signature, account number, social security number or medical or legal information, as well as credit offers. Note: You can bring up to five 13-gallon trash bags or bankers boxes per person
Accepted Electronics:Amplifiers, Answering Systems, Audio Equipment, Cable boxes, Cables/All Types of Wires, Cable Equipment, Calculators, Cameras, Cell Phones, Circuit Boards, Computers – all types, Computer peripherals, Copiers, CD/DVD, Drives – External, Electronic components, Fax machines, Hard drives, Keyboard/Mice, Kindles, Laptops, Mainframe Computers, Power supplies, Printers, Radios, Rechargeable Batteries, Remotes, Scanners, Servers, Speakers, Stereos/Receivers/Turntables, Surge Protectors, Telephones, Typewriters, UPS Backup Batteries, VCR/DVD Players, Video/Video Game Equipment.
Not accepted:TV’s, Appliances, Rear Projection Equipment, CRT.
In addition to the shredding services, a drop off container for expired and unused medications will be on-site. Items accepted are prescription and over the counter solid medications, including tablets, capsules, and pet medications. Items NOT ACCEPTED are injectable medications, syringes, needles or EpiPens, asthma inhalers, thermometers, intravenous solutions, creams, ointments or liquids.
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For more information contact James Tanner, Public Information Officer, 520.866.6573, firstname.lastname@example.org