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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Feb 06, 2023

Attorney General Alan Wilson announces $650,000 settlement with Centaurus Financial, Inc., Ricky Mantei, and Mantei & Associates, LLC

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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

Attorney General Alan Wilson joins letter to CVS and Walgreens over distribution of abortion pills

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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

Anderson Man Arrested on Child Sexual Abuse Material* Charges

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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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