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Over 50 Thousand Pounds Shredded During National Consumer Protection Week 

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

National Consumer Protection Week 2019: Shred Days, Webinars and More!

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Get your file boxes ready, because the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is celebrating National Consumer…

Fight Tax ID Theft: Tips to Protect Your Refund

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

First Homeowners Association Complaint Report Released

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

New Year, New You: What to Know Before Joining a Gym 

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 (…

New Year, New You: Staying Savvy in 2019

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

Department of Consumer Affairs Launches Fresh New Website

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…

One in 500 million? How to Keep Your Info Safe after Marriott’s Breach

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

Cyber Shopping? Leave Your Debit Card Offline

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

Tis the Season for Holiday Gift Card…SCAMS

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.…