Identity theft affects 13 million Americans each year.
The Better Business Bureau said there are things people can do to avoid becoming victims.
You can take advantage of a free shedding event Saturday with free on the spot shredding of up to three boxes or bags of documents.
There will also be tips and resources to protect your ID.
The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tops Friendly Markets on North Street in Canandaigua.
Better Business Bureau