TOWNVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – A South Carolina Representative is facing over 100 ethics charges after failing to deposit contributions into a campaign bank account.

The House Committee accused Republican Representative Jonathon Hill from Townsville of using campaign funds to pay for his personal mortgage.

Hill is facing the following charges:

  • 61 counts of failing to deposit Anedot contributions into a campaign account within 15 days of receipt
  • 13 counts of failing to make campaign expenditures from his campaign bank account
  • 12 counts of failing to deposit check contributions into a campaign bank within 15 days of receipt
  • 11 counts of failing to report expenditures paid from the campaign bank account
  • 6 counts of failing to report itemized contributions of more than $100.
  • 7 counts of failing to deposit contributions into a campaign bank account
  • 4 counts of failing to report contributions exceeding $100 on an October 10, 2020 Campaign Disclosure Report
  • 6 counts of failing to report un-itemized contributions less than $100 dollars on each of the following CDRs: January 10, 2020m April 10, 2020, 2020 Pre-Election July 10, 2020, October 10, 2020, and January 10, 2021
  • 3 counts of using campaign funds for personal expenditures
  • 1 count for failing to maintain a record of cash contributions received
  • 1 count for making campaign expenditure from a Rally fundraising account instead of a campaign bank account.

A formal public hearing will be held within 30 days.