IBM Southeast Employees’ Federal Credit Union to host free, community shred days

Local credit union raises identity theft awareness

ATLANTA, GA (May 21, 2015) —IBM Southeast Employees’ Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce that they will be hosting Shred Days at four of their Atlanta branches during the month of June 2015.  According to the Javelin Strategy & Research’s 2014 Identity Fraud Study, someone becomes an identity theft victim every two seconds. This free, community-wide event will raise awareness about identity theft and ways to protect oneself.

Locations and dates of the Shred Days are as follows:

Marietta Branch

647 Roswell Street NE Marietta, GA 30060

Tuesday, June 9, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Southlake Branch

1135 Mt. Zion Road Suite D Morrow, GA 30260

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Mansell Commons Branch

1009 Mansell Road Suite D Roswell, GA 30076

Thursday, June 11, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Barrett Parkway Branch

1075 Cobb Place Blvd. NW Kennesaw, GA 30144

Friday, June 19, 2015, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

AAA Security Shredding, a non-affiliated, third-party service provider of IBM SECU 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free up space, eliminate unnecessary theft and security risks, and give them an opportunity to get rid of old, outdated, and useless files. IBM SECU 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, giveaways and a shredder will be raffled off 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 our “Upcoming Events” page on our website or our Facebook Shred Day event.

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

About IBM Southeast Employees’ Federal Credit Union

IBM Southeast Employees’ Federal Credit Union, established in 1969, is one of the nation’s largest Credit Unions with more than 75,000 Members worldwide and approaching $900 million 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. IBM Southeast EFCU 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.

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