IBM Southeast Employees’ Credit Union to host free, community Shred Days

Local credit union raises identity theft awareness

DELRAY BEACH, FL (October 1, 2018) — The $1.10 billion IBM Southeast Employees’ Credit Union  (IBMSECU), is pleased to announce Shred Days at four of their South Florida branches during the month of October 2018.  The 2017 Identity Fraud Study, released by Javelin Strategy & Research, found that $16 billion was stolen from 15.4 million U.S. consumers in 2016, compared with $15.3 billion and 13.1 million victims a year earlier. In the past six years identity thieves have stolen over $107 billion.

Also, we invite you to check out our Facebook contest. Spread the word about the importance of shredding documents and enter to win a $50 gift card at the same time!

Locations and dates of the Shred Days are as follows:

Delray Beach Branch
1000 NW 17th Ave., Delray Beach, FL 33445
Monday, October 15 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cypress Creek Branch
1500 NW 62nd St., Ste. 308, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Tuesday, October 16 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Military Trail Branch
2901A N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33409
Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

West Palm Beach Branch
3301 Gun Club Road, Building 2-B, West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Thursday, October 18, 2018, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

MicroShred LLC, a non-affiliated, third-party service provider of IBMSECU will be on site to safely dispose of financial and personal documents. The event will help Members and non-members free up space, eliminate unnecessary theft and security risks, and give them an opportunity to get rid of old, outdated, and useless files. IBMSECU will have experts on site to answer your ID Theft and fraud questions as well as provide free Credit Monitoring and ID Theft/Fraud Protection materials to attendees.  Free refreshments will be served and attendees will have a chance to win giveaways at each Shred Day event.  Also, this is an opportunity to help local kids in the community. Help us help those in need by donating a new toy during each Shred Day event.

Members and non-members are encouraged to bring up to ten boxes of paper documents. For a list of accepted materials please visit the “Upcoming Events” page on our website.

Michael Miller, CEO of IBMSECU, stated that hosting free, ID Theft protection events and providing information to the communities we serve is very important to us. “We are very excited to provide this free service and opportunity to our Members and the community to purge personal documents. These local events could possibly protect them from identity theft.”


IBMSECU, established in 1969, is a growing and dynamic Credit Union, with more than 95,000 Members worldwide and $1.5 billion in assets. A Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution that is owned by its Members. Credit Unions generally offer high-yield deposits, low interest-rate loans and low fee structures. IBMSECU offers a complete range of products and services including: Checking and Savings accounts, Money Market accounts, Certificates, IRAs, First and Second Mortgages, Car Loans, Visa® Credit Cards, Business Services, and much more.


Abby Boburka
Communications Marketing Specialist
Phone: 800-873-5100 ext 7724
Direct: 561-982-7724
Fax: 561-989-7717

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