Ditch the Pitch
Department staff is available to assist with any questions at (800) 922-1594 (toll free in SC) or 803-734-4200 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays. You can also email general questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Get your file boxes ready because the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is headed across the state once again for National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). NCPW is from March 5-11, 2023, but SCDCA decided once again that one week is not enough. Here is the schedule for the month:
Free Shred Events
SCDCA will partner with Shred360 to offer the following free events from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
To shred your sensitive documents in a timely manner, the shred event is set up as a drive-through. Attendees are encouraged to stay in their vehicles and are limited to (3) three boxes (copy paper box or smaller) or (3) three bags (kitchen trash bag or smaller) per vehicle. There is no need to remove binder clips, paper clips, staples, rubber bands or CDs/DVDs prior to shredding.
Grab a digital device and tune in for a series of free webinars designed to help consumers stay safe from ID theft, scams and learn more about their rights. To register for a specific webinar, click the title links below:
NCPW is a time to help people understand their consumer rights and avoid fraud and scams. Follow SCDCA on Facebook and Twitter to receive tips throughout NCPW and learn ways to keep your personal identifying information safe.