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Fri, 03/13/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) offers the following tips to help protect your wallet during the Coronavirus:

•    Don’t click on links…

Mon, 03/02/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – In celebration of National Consumer Protection Week 2020 (NCPW), the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is releasing a new publication “…

Thu, 02/20/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) and the State of Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge have filed…

Wed, 02/19/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Get your file boxes ready, because the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is celebrating National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) from March 2-6, 2020 with a…

Tue, 02/04/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to guard against tax-time identity theft during Tax Fraud Awareness Week. The tips below will help…

Mon, 02/03/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is releasing their second Homeowners Association (HOA) Complaint Report. The…

Fri, 01/31/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) reminds interested parties, including consumers, the deadline to file comments on the agency’s Notice of Drafting new…

Tue, 01/21/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) petitioned to intervene in a utility rate increase request filed by Palmetto Utilities, Inc. with the Public Service…

Wed, 01/15/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) petitioned to intervene in a Public Service Commission (PSC) Rulemaking Proceeding. The PSC is looking to set guidelines…

Tue, 01/14/2020

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) wants to make consumers aware that the deadline to file a claim in the Equifax data breach settlement is on January 22,…

Mon, 12/23/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Credit card fraud continues to be the number one reported type of identity theft in South Carolina with debit card and checking account fraud not far behind. Since July 2019, 168…

Wed, 12/11/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina utilities have joined with South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) and the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) to warn consumers about utility imposter…