South Carolina Legislator Indicted in Ethics Probe

Lowcountry S.C. House Rep. Jim Merrill was indicted Wednesday on 30 charges that accuse him of misconduct in office as far back as 2002 as well as a series of ethics violations.

Altogether, the 30-page indictment accuses Merrill of illegally using his office to pocket at least $1.3 million, either directly or through his business, Geechie Communications.

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