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In hack's wake, who do you call to report suspicious bank activity?

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Nearly 1 million people have signed up for the state's one-year credit monitoring after an international hacker stole personal information for more than 1 million taxpayers and businesses. But who in state government is keeping track of these potential hack cases?

Gov. Nikki Haley's spokesman, Rob Godfrey, referred us to the state's Revenue Department. DOR says they're keeping a list of taxpayer complaints through the call center, but wouldn't tell me how many people are on that list.

A call to SLED revealed agents in SLED's computer crimes unit have fielded about 50 calls with only part of those coming from potential victims. What they're doing with that information, all the agency will say is they're working with their law enforcement partners.

"We recommend callers contact their local law enforcement agency for the documentation they need to take to banks, credit unions, or credit card issuers. Once that’s done, they should contact Experian or other credit monitoringorganizations and the Federal Trade Commission for recommendations andguidance. Having that initial local law enforcement agency report is animportant first step.

As far as whether the information is being used by law enforcement,we are actively working with our law enforcement partners on this investigation," said a statement from SLED.

"Right now, we're kind of -- I don't know if the word is panicked, angry, upset, wondering what's next," Tony Wilmoth, a possible hack victim, said. "Is this the end of it?"

So, who do you call? SLED is at least taking taxpayer information, but the agency has not said what it's doing with that. The Revenue Department says they're making a list through the call center.

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