Lancaster man charged with criminal solicitation of a minor

COLUMBIA – South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of George Russell Scarborough (age 56) of Lancaster S.C., on one charge connected to the criminal solicitation of a minor.  Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force investigators with the Mount Pleasant Police Department made the arrest.  Investigators with the Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, also members of the state’s ICAC Task Force, assisted with this investigation.

Investigators state Scarborough solicited a person he believed to be a minor for sex.

Scarborough was arrested on December 21, 2022. He is charged with one count of criminal solicitation of a minor (ยง16-15-342), a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years imprisonment.

This case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General’s Office.

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