Crime & Courts

BBB sponsoring free shredding event

Shred your old tax documents at a free shredding event Saturday sponsored by the Better Business Bureau of the Southern Piedmont.

The event will be 9 a.m.-noon in the Charlotte Latin School parking lot, 9502 Providence Road.

Old tax returns, W-2s, bank statements and other personal documents are a gold mine of personal information for identity thieves, the BBB said in a news release announcing the event.

The limit is four large bags or boxes per car.

Details: BBB at 704-927-8611;

Marusak: 704-358-5067;

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