We hear about identity theft all the time now and people try to take precautions. But did you know that your household belongings are a prime source for personal information?
You might think your household trash is protected, but the truth is that people can legally dig through your garbage. Now, with the recycling bins that are standard in most residential areas, all the paper trash, including old bills, statements and receipts, all end up in one place. And there is little you can do to prevent someone from rifling through your recycle bin.