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Tue, 02/19/2019

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 4-9, 2019 with a…

Fri, 02/08/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to guard against tax-time identity theft. The tips below will help consumers protect their refund and…

Wed, 02/06/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) has released the first Homeowners Association (HOA) Complaint Report. Recent changes to state law require SCDCA to…

Wed, 01/09/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – It’s a new year which means many South Carolinians are motivated to get fit. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is offering tips for consumers looking for a…

Mon, 12/31/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A new year means new beginnings and the opportunity to improve! The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging South Carolina consumers to make a New…

Fri, 12/14/2018


COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is proud to announce the launch of its new website at www.consumer.sc.gov. “A lot of thought went…

Fri, 12/07/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Marriott announced a security breach affecting up to 500 million people. Hackers gained access to personal information such as a consumer’s full name, address,…

Tue, 11/20/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As Cyber Monday rapidly approaches, the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging consumers to choose their payment method wisely when…

Thu, 11/15/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gift cards are an easy and convenient solution to holiday gift buying, but they are also a popular way for scammers to steal money. The South Carolina Department…

Tue, 11/06/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Carri Grube Lybarker, Administrator of the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs announces the appointment of Bailey Parker as Director of Communications…

Wed, 10/31/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to be cautious when shopping for a new or used vehicle. 2018 brought hurricanes and…

Wed, 10/17/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) Identity Theft Unit (“the Unit”/ “IDTU”) is celebrating their fifth anniversary and releasing its five-…