More than 5,000 South Carolinians were victims of cyber crime in 2021 that cost more than $42 million, according to a new FBI report. According to a story in The State, “The report shows South Carolina ranked 27th among the states with the highest number of cyber crime victims in 2021.” Americans as a whole lost more than $7 billion to internet crime, the report said. More: The State, WSPA TV, UPI
In other headlines:
Clyburn files for 16th term as only S.C. congressional Democrat. U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, 81, South Carolina’s only congressional Democrat, filed for a 16th term representing the state’s 6th District. More: SC Public Radio
S.C. Ports sees 12th consecutive month of record volumes. The S.C. Ports Authority has moved more than 1.87 million 20-foot equivalent container units in fiscal year 2022, leading to a record 12th consecutive month of record volumes. More: Charleston Regional Business Journal
$20M project to add new inclusive upgrades to Park Circle, including playground. Park Circle in North Charleston is getting some inclusive upgrades over the coming months thanks to a newly-approved multi-million dollar project. Upgrades will include a new playground, community center and field. More: WCSC TV
S.C. panel advances proposal to cap state affordable housing tax-credit program. An S.C. Senate legislative panel voted to advance a bill limiting the amount of tax credits the state can issue to affordable housing developers around the state. More: The Post and Courier
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