Community members lined up for three hours of free shredding at a Baltimore credit union.
More than 165,000 pounds of paper shredded on July 20 as SDCCU stakes claim to new mark.
Most credit unions keep sensitive personal information in their files–names, Social Security numbers and account data–that identifies customers and employees. When sensitive data falls into the wrong hands, it can lead to fraud and identity theft.
Credit unions in Michigan and Missouri ground up a more than three tons of personal documents for members and others last week.