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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Aug 11, 2022

Newly adopted Investment Adviser Representative continuing education requirement

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The Securities Division of the South Carolina Office of the Attorney General today announced the issuance of Order 22004, which requires that both state-registered and federal-covered investment adviser representatives (IARs) complete annual continuing education requirements.

Aug 09, 2022

Attorney General Alan Wilson joins 22 states in filing brief in support of ending unlawful CDC mandate

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Attorney General Alan Wilson is joining 22 states in filing a brief supporting an end to the CDC's mask mandate.

Aug 09, 2022

Greenville County Men Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Norman Newton Winkles, 53, of Marietta, S.C., and Trevor Lance Williams, 33, of Greenville, S.C., on six total charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.

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