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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2023 Silent Witness Ceremony

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Jun 20, 2024

Georgia Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Trey Cameron Leonard, 22, of  Sugar Hill, GA, on two charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Jun 18, 2024

Attorney General Alan Wilson announces efforts to raise awareness of crimes against vulnerable adults

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Attorney General Alan Wilson today announced efforts his office is making to raise public awareness of crimes against vulnerable adults, including a name change of the unit that investigates and prosecutes the crimes.

Jun 14, 2024

Attorney General Alan Wilson and Office of the Attorney General mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2024

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In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Attorney General Alan Wilson is raising awareness about the increasing prevalence of mobile app scams and their impact on older investors in South Carolina.

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