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SCDCA Petitions to Intervene in Palmetto Utilities Filing 

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

SCDCA Supports Limiting the Sale of Consumer Data

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

Equifax Settlement Deadline One Week Away

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…

SC Consumers Losing Hundreds of Thousands to Credit/Debit Card Fraud

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…

Utility Imposter Scammers Ready as Temperatures Drop; Utilities Join with State Agencies to Warn Consumers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina utilities have joined with South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) and the Office of Regulatory Staff (…

Tips for Scam-Free Charitable Giving

Last year, individual Americans donated an estimated $292 billion to charity. Before you pull out your wallet this holiday season, the South Carolina…

SCDCA Petitions to Intervene in Utility Filing 

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) petitioned to intervene in a utility rate increase request filed by Blue…

Shop Smart for the Holidays

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Black Friday, Cyber Monday and general shopping deals create quite the buzz this time of year. The South Carolina Department of…

Staying Safe from Scams During the Holidays

COLUMBIA, S.C. – It’s the most wonderful time of the year and scammers are looking to take advantage of your holiday spirit. While it’s impossible to…

Security Breach Numbers Spike in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Security breaches are practically commonplace in today’s digital age and South Carolina is no exception. New numbers from the South…