Free credit protection deadline

Sunday is the deadline for South Carolinians to be enrolled in Experian’s ProtectMYID and, according to the state Department of Revenue, help will be provided throughout the weekend for individuals to sign up for the free, one-year credit protection. To enroll, individuals have the option to either go online by visiting and entering the code SCDOR123, or by calling Experian’s ProtectMyID Customer Service at 866/578-5422, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a-m to 8 p-m. The state’s Data Breach Assistance Team will also be available to help individuals with the enrollment process; the team can be reached at 803/898-7638.