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Identity Theft Unit

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Identity Theft 

Find the most up to date state and federal resources at your disposal for avoiding identity theft. Whether you are a victim of identity theft or want to be a savvier consumer, this is the place to be.

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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. 

Report Identity Theft (PDF)
Report a Scam - #Tell DCA (PDF)


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Security Breach Notices 

Resources for preventing and responding to security breaches along with a list of security breach notices submitted to SCDCA dating back to 2015.

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IDTU Reports

The Unit releases monthly and annual scam reports, annual security breach reports and special reports based on data received from consumers and businesses.