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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2023 Silent Witness Ceremony


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Dec 05, 2023

Attorney General Alan Wilson calls on media outlets to stop paying journalists tied to terrorist organizations

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Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a coalition of 14 states in a letter demanding that big news media make sure that they are not paying journalists who have ties to terrorist organizations like Hamas.

Dec 04, 2023

Summerville Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Devin Elijah McCray, II, 18, of Summerville, S.C., on one charge connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Dec 04, 2023

Mount Pleasant Man Arrested on Criminal Sexual Conduct with a Minor and Related Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Hampton Boyd Frazier, 34, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., on 21 total charges connected to the sexual exploitation of minors.

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