NC State Regulations

NC State Regulations 

North Carolina currently ranks 19th among the top states for fraud. In 2020, there were 26,024 reported fraud cases in the state, making up about 7% of all reported cases in the United States. Employment-related fraud is the most common complaint for identity theft, presenting a significant 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 If you have personal information, outdated files, or old equipment you would like destroyed, contact Shred Instead today for a free quote.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, committing identity theft is considered a felony offense, which can lead to hefty fines and imprisonment.

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 provides both Regularly Scheduled Shredding Services and On-Time Purge Services for businesses and organizations in North Carolina seeking secure destruction of confidential or proprietary documents.

Secure Your Business Now with ShredInstead

Ensure your business is compliant with North Carolina’s stringent data protection laws. Contact us today to discover how our SI Protection Program can safeguard your business.