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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From the Office of the Attorney General
Mar 21, 2023
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Richard Douglas Wooten, III, 57, of Easley, S.C., on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.
Mar 16, 2023
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Richard Craig Stevens, II, 22, of Edgefield, S.C., on 11 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.
Mar 15, 2023
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Kenneth Dale Smith, 47, of Warrenville, S.C., on five charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.
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South Carolina’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force works closely with law enforcement around the state, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), and several other state and federal agencies in an effort to keep our children safe online.
The mission of the South Carolina Veteran and Armed Forces Legal Outreach Program is to provide guidance or representation to veterans and members of the Armed Forces. This program is a collaboration between the Attorney General’s Office, the South Carolina Bar and the SC Military Department.
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