Burn It!

I was throwing a receipt away at the mall when I a guy says, "someone could get that and charge up your card. That's why I shred and wait for the trashman to actually arrive before putting the cans out." I listened to his public service announcement and then said, "If someone wanted to they could piece together those strips much like the Iranian students did in 1979 with the U.S. Embassy documents. But it's a lot easier today to get your info..."

My friend just recently had her card fraudulantly used around the city. They bought some video games, clothes, hit up Walmart and did some grocery shopping. More than likely it was when she gave the card to someone and let it out of her sight.
How much are you concerned with identity theft/fraud?

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