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Tue, 05/07/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dreher High School awarded the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) the 2018-2019 Business Partner of the Year. The awards are created and presented by the…

Tue, 04/23/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – A possible new twist on an old type of Medicare scam is popping up around the state and the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is warning consumers to be on the…

Tue, 04/09/2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. – National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), held March 4-8, was a huge success. During the week the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) focused on providing South…

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…