Do you trust those online reviews?

Thinking about using a company, product, or service based on online reviews? You’re probably interested in getting the best service – and price – for your money. You might have read what other customers have written to help with your decision. But can you always trust those online reviews? Just how credible are they? Continue Reading >

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Consumers told it to the FTC: Top 10 complaints for 2014

Today, the FTC announced its top 10 consumer complaints for 2014. Of the more than 2.5 million consumer complaints received… Continue Reading >

ORS Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) will partner with community organizations around the Midlands to host events in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week. This year’s theme for National Consumer Protection Week is Your Information Destination: Know Your Rights. The ORS will be participating in events to educate consumers about their basic rights related to investor-owned utility companies. Continue Reading >

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