TOPEKA – The Kansas Attorney General’s Office will mark National Consumer Protection Week with free document destruction events throughout the state, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Monday.
“Our office works hard year-round to protect consumers,” Schmidt said. “Next week, we will place a particular focus on helping Kansans protect themselves from identity theft and stay safe from scams.”
The office will sponsor free document destruction at eight locations throughout the state from March 1-March 6, which is National Consumer Protection Week. Securely shredding personal documents is an important step toward preventing identity theft.
The Hutchinson event is Monday, March 1 at the Kansas State Fairgrounds, gate 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.