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As seen on FOX2 Now ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)

As seen on FOX2 Now ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – FOX News visited us this morning on the 9 AM Show! Nick Kirkou, the owner of the Shred Truck, talks about why shredding your personal documents is so important! Kirkou says that you should shred your personal documents to protect yourself from fraud, identity theft,…

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Only Hard Drive Destruction Assures Your Data Is Destroyed.

Make sure when you get a new computer you destroy the hard drive and data from your previous computer. The Shred Truck has specialized expertise in hard drive destruction, computer disposal and electronic media destruction. We are certified for on-site mobile shredding of hard drives. During shredding, all electronic media and hard-drives are rendered legally…

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Shredding Industry Continues to Consolidate.

The following article from Bloomberg News details the acquisition of Shred-It International a document destruction company by Stericycle a medical waste company. The Shred Truck is a local St Louis MO business. Stericycle Inc., the medical-waste management company, agreed to buy document-destruction provider Shred-It International Inc. for $2.3 billion in cash to expand services to…

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Shredding Company Uses Rental Truck and Loses Bank Records

SALT LAKE CITY — Zions Bank is re-evaluating its method of disposing of sensitive documents after a truck operated by Recall Secure Document Services dumped its load of material from the bank Thursday afternoon, sending checks and other financial documents all over Bangerter Highway. “Anytime you have an incident like this related to a vendor…

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Documents found in south St. Louis dumpster

A south St. Louis resident was in alley picking up trash when he discovered a dumpster overflowing with documents containing personal information. By Dan Greenwald, Online News Producer ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The resident then called Dona Forbes, whose name and Social Security number was on some of the documents. Forbes was not alone,…

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Shred It or Fix It Event – Sept. 27!

(KTVI) – You do not have to stay cooped up in your house with clutter. You can celebrate fall by visiting The Shred Truck. For just $10 a bag, box or appliance, you can hand off your old electronics or papers. Staff and volunteers with the “Shred It or Fix It” event will make your…

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The Shred Truck featured on KLPR St. Louis

Shred It to Fix It recycling event ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – Do you have a bunch of old documents or electronics lying around your house and need a safe and secure way to get rid of them? If so there’s a “Shred It to Fix It” event going on this weekend. Eric Jacobson from…

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ID theft victims face long ordeals

They write letters, make phone calls, wait for hours on hold — and, after a year of trying to set the record straight, a third of identity theft victims in the Salt Lake area are still in identity limbo, according to a new survey. In addition, 14 percent of victims have to cover some or…

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Loose papers lead to stolen identities

TAMPA – Retired teacher Ann Robinson moved about 100 pounds of personal documents containing everything from bank statements to wills from upstate New York to Dunedin.  Because there’s no easy way to get rid of it. She’s burned up three shredders, and ripping up all that paper would take days.  Robinson knows leaving all this…

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