|As identity theft continues to be a major threat to consumers in the United
States, there are certain basic steps that have become appropriate, in order
to prevent the crime from happening again and again, according to the FACTA
Disposal Rule. Destroying or shredding paper records containing consumer
information is generally recommended by the FTC, according to the new act. Depending
upon the volume of personal records, this method of destruction can be accomplished
easily with the purchase of a shredder. Read more about
why you need a shredder.