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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May 19, 2022

Bluffton Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* and Related Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Michael Charles Ford, 51, of Bluffton, S.C., on four charges connected to the attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.

May 19, 2022

Pickens Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Matthew Leon Arotin, 62, of Pickens, SC, on six charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

May 19, 2022

Attorney General Alan Wilson announces Darlington County man sentenced to 10 years in prison for crimes against minor

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Attorney General Alan Wilson announced that Stephen Howard Dial, Jr. pleaded guilty on May 19, 2022, to one count of Criminal Solicitation of a Minor and one count of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.

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