South Carolina Attorney General

Alan Wilson was elected South Carolina's 51st Attorney General on November 2, 2010, re-elected to a second term on November 4, 2014 and re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018. Since being elected, Wilson has focused on keeping South Carolina's families safe, defending their freedom and protecting their futures.

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The South Carolina Attorney General serves as South Carolina’s Chief Prosecutor, Chief Legal Officer, and Chief Securities Officer.

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Jan 21, 2022

Attorney General Alan Wilson announces State Grand Jury issues a new round of indictments against Richard Alexander Murdaugh for Breach of Trust, Money Laundering, Computer Crimes, and Forgery

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that the South Carolina State Grand Jury issued four indictments consisting of 23 new charges against suspended attorney Richard Alexander Murdaugh.

Jan 19, 2022

Attorney General Alan Wilson urges FDA to preserve state regulation of over-the-counter hearing aids

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Attorney General Alan Wilson has joined a bipartisan coalition of 42 states and territories urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to preserve state authority to enforce their consumer protection laws in connection to the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids.

Jan 19, 2022

Harleyville Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jeffrey Lee Mizzell, 43, of Harleyville, S.C., on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

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