Dan Johnson

Fomer SC Prosecutor to enter guilty plea

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) _By Meg Kinnard A former South Carolina prosecutor facing dozens of federal charges related to the misspending of public funds is set to enter a guilty plea. Federal prosecutors say Dan Johnson is slated to plead guilty to wire fraud during a hearing scheduled for Tuesday in Columbia. The charge carries a possible sentence of up to…

Prosecutor Won’t Take Up Corruption Case Without Court’s OK

Dan Johnson COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A new special prosecutor says he won’t take over the investigation of corruption within South Carolina’s Legislature without court approval. Solicitor Dan Johnson says in a letter released Wednesday he wants the state Supreme Court to rule first over whether Attorney General Alan Wilson can replace a previously appointed prosecutor with Johnson. On Tuesday,…