A Mandatory Reporting State

Identity Theft laws in South Carolina 

Security Freeze in South Carolina

  • South Carolina Freeze Law
    • Eligibility: All consumers.
    • Fees: None.
    • Effective date of law: December 31, 2008
    • Permanent freeze remains until removal requested by consumer.
    • Instructions for using South Carolina's security freeze law www.consumersunion.org/pdf/security/securitySC.pdf
    • Place the freeze over the phone
      • Equifax - 800-685-1111
      • Experian - 888-397-3742
      • TransUnion - 800-680-7289

 Contacts in South Carolina

  • Attorney General: Alan Wilson
    Rembert C. Dennis Office Bldg., P.O.Box 11549, Columbia, SC 29211-1549
    Phone: (803) 734-3970
    Website: www.scattorneygeneral.org

  • Medicade Fraud Hotline
    Local: (803) 734-3660
    Toll Free: (888) 662-4328

  • Victim Assistance Program
    Phone: (803) 734-3739

  • DMV

Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) - Please refer to ITRC Solution 2:  Credit Reporting Agencies Contact Information

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