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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…

Homeowners Association Education Released; Webinar November 6th

 COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina consumers who live in neighborhoods under homeowners associations (HOA) or those who serve on association boards may…

2019-2020 Season of SC Student Competition Open for Registration

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) encourages South Carolina educators and students to register now for the…

Joint Complaint Filed against SC business Allegedly Targeting Veteran Pension Funds

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) have filed a…

Joint Complaint Filed against SC business Allegedly Targeting Veteran Pension Funds

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) have filed a…