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Aug 7th 2020

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Aug. 7, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, along with 21 other state attorneys general, this week co-signed a letter to the U.S. Congress urging the adoption of the protections contained in the Safe to Work Act. This is the latest action by AG Wilson and his colleagues to help mitigate the threat of frivolous COVID-related litigation for much-needed goods and services while still ensuring victims have legal options where appropriate. In the wake of this unprecedented crisis, the extension of appropriate civil liability protections is needed at both the state and federal levels for…

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Aug. 7, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Thomas Matthew Reddy, 27, of Greer, S.C., on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the S.C. Attorney General’s Office, also a member of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with the investigation.   Investigators received multiple CyberTipline reports from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led them to Reddy. Investigators state Reddy distributed files of child sexual abuse…

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Aug. 5, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Rony Roselina Antunez-Antunez, 39, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., on four charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Horry County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the S.C. Attorney General’s Office, also a member of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with the investigation.   Investigators received multiple CyberTipline reports from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led them to Antunez-Antunez. Investigators state Antunez-Antunez distributed files of child sexual…

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Aug. 4, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of George Maurice Park, 48, of Greenville, S.C., on five charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the SC Attorney General’s Office and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), both also members of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with the investigation.   Investigators received multiple CyberTipline reports from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led them to Park. Investigators state Park distributed…

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Aug. 4, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Michael Lynn Poley, 36, of Florence, S.C., on 20 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Florence County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the S.C. Attorney General’s Office, also a member of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with the investigation.   Investigators received a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led them to Poley. Investigators state Poley distributed and possessed files of child…

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – Aug. 3, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is asking the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to protect the religious freedom of public employees. He joined a 21-state amicus brief filed with the court in a Texas case. Joe Kennedy coached football at Bremerton High School until he was suspended midway through the season for praying silently on the field after each game. The school district prohibited Kennedy from coaching out of baseless fear that his individual prayers violated the Establishment Clause. “No reasonable person would believe that Coach Kennedy’s silent prayers on the football field are government…

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – July 31, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jocqueus Andredeous Wilson, 39, of Summerville, S.C., on two charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.  Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Mount Pleasant Police Department made the arrest.     Investigators state Wilson solicited a person he believed to be a minor for sex and encouraged them to produce child sexual abuse material.   Wilson was arrested on July 28, 2020. He is charged with one count of criminal solicitation of a minor (§16-15-342), a felony offense…

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – July 31, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Frankie Nathaniel Will Praylow, 28, of Newberry, S.C., on four charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Attorney General’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the Newberry County Sheriff’s Office, Eighth Circuit Solicitor’s Office and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), all members of the state’s ICAC Task Force, as well as the Newberry Police Department, assisted with the investigation and arrest.   Investigators state Praylow distributed files of child sexual abuse material.    …

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  • (COLUMBIA, S.C.) – July 30, 2020 – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Gregory Scott Roland, 46, of Columbia, S.C., on seven charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors. Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Office made the arrest. Investigators with the S.C. Attorney General’s Office, also a member of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with the investigation.   Investigators received a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led them to Roland. Investigators state Roland distributed and possessed files of child…

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