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Posted on: October 26, 2022

Crackdown on Shady Bail Bond Activities

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The SCDOI has issued an order designed to crack down on bail bondsmen who fail to report a criminal defendant’s non-compliance with court-ordered bond conditions.

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Download the NEW Earthquake Coverage Guide

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Earthquake damage is not typically covered under your renter's or homeowner's insurance policy. Learn how to protect your home and property against a potential loss, in the SCDOI's new Earthquake Coverage Guide. Download it today!

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

SCDOI Director Ray Farmer Honored with NAIC Award

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Ray Farmer, Director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) and Immediate Past President of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC), was honored with the NAIC President’s Award for Distinguished NAIC Leadership ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

Alert for Consumers with SHIP Long-term Care Insurance

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Columbia, S.C. - Yesterday, Ray Farmer, Director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) took another step towards protecting consumers who have long-term care insurance with Senior Health Insurance Company of Pennsylvania ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

The How and Where of Reporting Suspected Insurance Fraud Has Changed

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Contact: Katie Geer 803-737-5913

Recently, the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) assumed primary responsibility for the State’s insurance fraud investigations and prosecutions from the South Carolina Attorney Gene...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Life Insurance: Provide for the Ones You Love

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Columbia, S.C. – September is National Life Insurance Awareness Month, and the South Carolina Department of Insurance (SCDOI) wants to alert consumers to the importance of this coverage. 

“Getting a life insurance poli...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

SCDOI Announces $2M Investment for Insurance Fraud Enforcement

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SCDOI Director Farmer announces that he has entered into an MOU with Attorney General Wilson & Chief Keel of SLED, to transfer insurance fraud enforcement to the SCDOI. A budget of $2 million for insurance fraud investigation & prosecution was announced.

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