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.
Legal ServicesThe Legal Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General handles a variety of non-criminal matters on behalf of the state.
Criminal JusticeAlong with the sixteen Circuit Solicitors, the Attorney General is responsible for the prosecution of all criminal matters within the South Carolina judicial system.
Crime Victim ServicesThe Crime Victim Services Division provides assistance including financial compensation, grants, training, certification, and liaison assistance to eligible crime victims and service providers in South Carolina.
From the Office of the Attorney General
Feb 06, 2023
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced today that a securities broker-dealer and its agent in Lexington have settled allegations that they violated state securities laws and will pay $650,000 in penalties.
Feb 02, 2023
In an effort to uphold the laws as written and defend the welfare of women and unborn children, Attorney General Alan Wilson has joined a coalition of 20 state attorneys general to CVS and Walgreens informing them that their announced plan to use the mail to distribute abortion pills is both unsafe and illegal.
Jan 31, 2023
Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Douglas Edward Lunsford, 67, of Anderson, S.C., on 20 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.
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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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