Main Menu About UsBusiness Resources/LawsConsumer ResourcesIdentity Theft UnitNewsPrivacy Statement Home > Identity Theft Unit Identity Theft UnitIdentity Theft Guidance - Find the most up to date state and federal resources at your disposal for avoiding identity theft. Whether you are a victim or identity theft or want to be a savvier consumer, this is the place to be.Scams - A one stop shop for spotting the most common scams reported in South Carolina. You can also report a scam to SCDCA. Remember, your report could stop someone else from becoming a victim of the same scam. Data Security Breaches - Any organization that experiences a data security breach affecting more than 1000 South Carolina residents is required to report the breach to the Department of Consumer Affairs. Consumers can see samples of all the submitted security breach notices for the year. Businesses that aren’t sure how to report their breach can find best practices for remediation.