A Lowcountry pool contractor is now facing charges in Calhoun, Charleston and Orangeburg Counties after allegedly taking over $300,000 from customers to begin installing pools they never began working on.
For years, Dorchester County, homeowners and builder Kolter Homes have been going back and forth on the fate of the Ponds community near Summerville, and there’s a potential way forward to end years of legal discussions.
It’s a hacker tactic designed to trick you into letting con artists access your personal info. Consumer investigator Rachel DePompa talks to the FBI about “spear phishing” and how you can protect yourself.
Whether you’re looking for holiday deals or scrambling for a last-minute gift, ‘tis the season to online shop. Consumer Investigator Rachel DePompa explains why the FBI says stay away from debit and stick to your credit card for those online purchases.
Black Friday is less than a month away and with more than $183 million already lost to online shopping fraud this year, security experts say scammers are prepping for the holiday rush. Consumer Reporter Caresse Jackman breaks down holiday scammer strategies including one that aims to defraud those with the giving spirit.
A James Island couple who hired a contractor to renovate their back deck says the work was never performed and, after the contractor’s arrest in an unrelated case, they’re still left waiting for their money back.
Traces of a chemical tied to blood cancers including leukemia have been detected in dozens of popular sunscreens and after-sun products, according to tests conducted by online pharmacy and lab Valisure.