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Controversy in South Carolina with the massive cyber attack

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In the Palmetto State Saturday the controversy continues over the massive cyber attack affecting millions of South Carolina tax payers.

Two companies that specialize in protecting folks from identity theft say state officials are lying.
Earlier in the week the South Carolina Director of Revenue Jim Etter and Governor Nikki Haley said they contacted the two companies before choosing Experian to help folks who's personal information was stolen.

But the CEO's for both companies say that never happened and are upset the state gave Experian a 12 million dollar "no bid" contract. 

South Carolina officials now say they only talked to Experian because it was already under contract with the state's medicaid agency preventing data theft for folks enrolled in the program.

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