Task force meeting to discuss S. Carolina human trafficking

South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. — A group empaneled to discuss ways to combat human trafficking in South Carolina is holding a meeting.

The task force headed up by Attorney General Alan Wilson will have a working session Friday at the City of West Columbia municipal complex.

Wilson’s office says the task force is meeting to discuss an update on the implementation of the South Carolina State Plan to Address Human Trafficking. There are also plans for informational presentations concerning human trafficking.

Earlier this year, state lawmakers approved legislation allowing South Carolina’s statewide grand jury to investigate human trafficking.