Identity Theft and Security Lead to Surge in Sale of Shredders

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Daily headlines regarding identity theft and fraud has lead many consumers to invest in shredders to protect their identity and private information. Office supplies stores like are seeing an increase in sales of shredders for home and office use.

Identity theft and fraud has led many consumers to take their personal security and protection of their identity and sensitive information more seriously.

“It is quite scary. You actually see people going through rubbish bins. I had a friend who had his identity stolen and has been receiving bills for tens of thousands of pounds because of it,” David Casey, 32, London, explains. “I won’t even think about throwing anything away with my bank information or credit card information without shredding it,” Casey continues.

Casey, like many consumers throughout the United Kingdom and beyond are investing in personal shredders to protect their personal information. “We have seen an increase in sales and inquiries about shredders after each headline about identity theft and fraud,” Bob Taylor,, explains. “Consumers who want the highest level of security are buying the cross cut shredders, while others are comfortable with the standard strip cut shredder,” Taylor continues.

Security experts around the world are urging consumers to protect their sensitive information including credit card statements, banking statements and any information that includes their name, address or other personal information by shredding documents prior to disposal.

“We must all take our security more seriously and take active steps to protect our financial and personal information,” Taylor explains. “We are delighted to be able to offer customers a variety of shredders to meet their needs and their budget,” Taylor continues.

As police and security experts around the globe continue to emphasize the need to protect sensitive information, consumers are taking the security of their computers and their refuse more seriously by purchasing shredders for home use.

About Us: is an internet-based office supply and stationery store based in the United Kingdom. Shoppers are able to purchase items from a very large inventory of products for home offices, home use, student, and small businesses in the comfort of their own home. was created to provide an efficient and affordable way for consumers to purchase everything they need for their home office. Fast and reliable delivery makes a must for your office needs.

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