Until yesterday I had never been to the website Palmetto Public Record. Hell, I’d never even heard of it. But I have a feeling that South Carolina news junkies — particularly Nikki Haley haters — will be visiting it repeatedly over the next few days. Why? Well, according to a Palmetto Public Record report:

Two well-placed legal experts have independently told Palmetto Public Record they expect the U.S. Department of Justice to issue an indictment against South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on charges of tax fraud as early as this week.

A highly ranked federal official has also privately confirmed rumblings of an investigation and possible indictment of the governor, though the official was not aware of the specific timeframe.

Regardless of the veracity of the post, there’s not doubt that the Palmetto Public Record will either end up with egg on their faces or breaking one of the biggest South Carolina stories of the year. Either way, it’s the news.

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