For today’s Agenda, we’ll be focusing on non-election related news.
The Trump administration has funded a blood plasma company based out of the owner’s luxe Charleston condo. The Trump administration gave Plasma Technologies LLC seed money to test a blood plasma technology that could be used in the fight against COVID-19, except the company seems to appear only on paper and is run out of the owner’s luxury Charleston condo. The company could receive as much as $65 million. Source: AP
Cyberattack has cost Blackbaud $3.6 million so far, with fall out still to come. Daniel Island-based Blackbaud experienced a cyber attack earlier this year, a breach that has cost the company $3.6 million so far, with inquiries from the the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Health and Human Services and privacy officials in the U.K., Australia and Canada. Source: P&C
Dominion Energy warning of sophisticated phone scam. Dominion Energy is warning its customers of a new “sophisticated phone scam which possibly involves multiple people,” with a caller telling a customer to make a partial payment on her bill otherwise power would be shut off. Source: WCIV
Northwoods Mall owner declared bankruptcy. CBL properties, the owner of five shopping centers in South Carolina including Northwoods Mall, declared bankruptcy due to impacts from the pandemic. It also previously owned the Citadel Mall before turning it over to the bank in 2013. Source: P&C
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