SC Lt. Governor Ken Ard has resigned amid the investigation of his misuse of campaign funds. Ard released his statement regarding resignation at 10:00am this morning. After a year-long ethics scandal, including five-month investigation by the SC Ethics Commission, Ard was found guilty of 92 campaign finance violations and was ordered to pay more than $60,000 in fines.
Attorney General Alan Wilson and SLED Chief Mark Keel have a news conference this afternoon.
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