MEMORIAL CITY, Texas -- Identity theft is an ongoing problem, and AARP Houston and KHOU 11 want to help you from becoming the next scam victim.

AARP Fraud Watch Network and KHOU 11 are hosting a free shredding event from 9 a.m. to noon April 22 outside of Memorial City Mall, 303 Memorial City Mall Way, on the I-10 side.

Attendees are asked to bring confidential documents that will be shredded at no cost. The event is free and open to the public, and attendees do not have to be AARP members to participate.

For more information on the event, visit AARP Fraud Watch Network’s website.