Your identity is a valuable commodity and should be protected like you would any other treasured item.
Research shows that nearly a quarter a UK citizens have been a victim of identity fraud- the highest figure in Europe. A further 75% of people have been exposed to scams used by identity fraudsters.
Stopping identity theft is about monitoring what information you choose to allow out into the open.
One simple step to cut down you vulnerability is investing in a shredder. Bank statements, bills, receipts, credit card slips, and wage packets contain all the information needed for a fraudster to build a profile of you.
With a shredder you can safety destroy sensitive material that otherwise could be used by criminals to piece together a picture of you and impersonate an element of your life.