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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…

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-…

Mon, 10/08/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is encouraging Facebook users to take action to secure their online accounts and guard against scams in…

Mon, 09/17/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is advising consumers to be on the lookout for scams in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Scammers often…

Mon, 09/10/2018

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is urging consumers to heed disaster preparedness warnings as Hurricane Florence approaches.