Scams

SC Consumer Affairs warns of scammers during coronavirus crisis

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Scammers are looking to take advantage of people during the pandemic. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs is warning you to be aware of scams, especially with the stimulus checks on the way. Consumer officials say scammers will try things like using fake checks from the government. They’re reminding you not to fall victim to emails, phone calls…

SCE&G warns customers of false $1,000 refund claims

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — SCE&G says information being shared with customers suggesting a $1000 dollar refund is available to be claimed is not true and misleading. The electric company says the information has been going out to bill payers by way of phone calls, text messages and on social media. In the messages, officials say it’s asking customers to call…