Attorney General Alan Wilson

Former ITT students to receive $330 million in debt relief, AG Wilson announces

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In a settlement with 48 attorneys general and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Attorney General Alan Wilson says he secured $8.6 million in debt relief for over 1,000 former ITT Tech students in South Carolina. On the national level, the settlement totals about $330 million for 35,000 borrowers with outstanding balances. According to the Attorney General’s…

SC Attorney General Hosts Human Trafficking Coalition Meeting

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson is hosting a Southeast Human Trafficking Coalition meeting. Advocates from eight states are taking part. “Human trafficking is the fastest growing crime in the world and South Carolina sits right between two of the top-20 hubs for it—Atlanta and Charlotte,” says South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. “That’s why we created our…

SC Supreme Court to Hear Pascoe-Wilson Case in June

Alan Wilson COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The South Carolina Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether a prosecutor other than the state attorney general can open a state grand jury investigation. The court issued an order Wednesday saying arguments in the case will be June 16. Prosecutor David Pascoe sued Attorney General Alan Wilson, saying he was allowed to open…

VIDEO: Wilson Says Attorney General’s Office Has Nothing to Hide

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson defended his decision to fire special prosecutor David Pascoe this week

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson addressed the media Wednesday, in the wake of his firing of special prosecutor David Pascoe. Wilson removed Pascoe from his appointment Friday, after Pascoe initiated a state grand jury investigation, without telling Wilson. Wilson said the law requires him to sign off on such an investigation. Wilson said that despite…

New Prosecutor Picked to Head Up Legislative Corruption Case

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new special prosecutor has been appointed to take over the investigation of corruption within South Carolina’s Legislature. In a letter obtained Monday by The Associated Press, Chief Deputy Attorney General John McIntosh notified Solicitor Dan Johnson he had been picked to head up the effort. On Monday, McIntosh removed Solicitor David Pascoe from the case,…