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, re-elected to a third term on November 6, 2018, and re-elected to a fourth term on November 8, 2022. 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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Feb 28, 2024

Columbia Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation of a Minor and Related Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Justin Thomas Steadman, 41, of Columbia, S.C., on seven charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Feb 27, 2024

Attorney General Alan Wilson joins 22-state coalition of attorneys general demanding answers from Biden administration on trafficking of migrant children

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Attorney General Alan Wilson today sent a letter demanding that federal officials address a recent report that found unaccompanied migrant children in the custody of the federal government are being released into unsafe situations, including into human trafficking.

Feb 26, 2024

Horry County Man Arrested on Criminal Solicitation of a Minor Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of David Michael Cooksey, 37, of Surfside Beach, S.C., on two charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.

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