Don't Be A Victim
Of Timber Transaction Crime
Information For Forest Landowners
in South Carolina

Your Timber is Valuable South Carolina Forestry Commission law enforcement officers investigate more than 200 cases of timber theft and fraud every year. The actual extent of timber theft and fraud in South Carolina probably exceeds $10 million annually.

Most buyers are honest and will give you a good price for your timber, but you can protect yourself against theft and fraud by taking a few precautions.

Watch out if...

During and after harvest, be suspicious if...

To avoid timber theft and fraud...

The State Forestry Commission can help you.
To report timber theft or timber fraud, call
803-896-8840
and ask for Law Enforcement.

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