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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Sep 17, 2021

Horry County Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Jonathan B. Wilson, 25, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., on 10 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.

Sep 16, 2021

Aiken Co. man pleads guilty to sex crimes against children

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An Aiken County man pleaded guilty Tuesday to sex crimes against children. Jacob Sturgell pleaded guilty to one count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Third Degree in Aiken County before the Honorable Judge Courtney Clyburn Pope.

Sep 16, 2021

Attorney General Alan Wilson joins 24-state coalition demanding President Biden drop vaccine mandate or risk legal action

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Attorney General Alan Wilson and 23 other attorneys general sent a letter to President Biden today, warning that litigation will follow the implementation of the proposed mandate on private sector employees to either get a COVID-19 shot, submit to weekly testing, or be fired.

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