Of the top states for fraud, the state of North Carolina currently ranks #19. North Carolina had 26,024 reported fraud cases in 2020, which accounted for approximately 7% of all reported cases in the United States. For identity theft, the most common complaint is employment-related fraud, which poses a great threat to North Carolina business owners.

Taking the necessary precautions to safely destroy private documents will help protect you as an individual and your business from becoming part of these statistics. At Shred Instead, our goal is to help keep your personal information from falling into the wrong hands by providing commercial, government, and residential customers across the state of North Carolina with secure paper shredding services.

With our headquarters in Raleigh, NC Shred Instead is strategically positioned to offer scheduled shredding services and One Time Shredding services to throughout North Carolina.

By utilizing mobile shredding trucks, we are able to perform paper shredding and product destruction services on-site; making it easy for you to safely destroy proprietary information without interrupting your business operations. Our scheduled shredding service routes allow us to reach businesses located throughout the entire state.

Secure document destruction is a necessity for businesses and residents alike. If you have personal information, outdated files, or old equipment you would like destroyed, contact Shred Instead today for a free quote.

In North Carolina, identity theft is a felony offense that can result in significant fines and prison time.

According to data from the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network, there were 7,475 reports of identity theft in North Carolina in 2020. This represents a 16% increase from the previous year. The most common type of identity theft reported in North Carolina was government documents or benefits fraud, followed by credit card fraud and other types of identity theft.

Shred Instead offers Regularly Scheduled Shredding Services as well as On-Time Purge Services to businesses and organizations looking to safely destroy confidential or proprietary documents in North Carolina.