Former lobbyist Ron Cobb, center, testifies in federal court March 13, 1998, as part of the Operation Lost Trust investigation into corruption at the South Carolina State House. With him are lawyers Steve Schmutz, left, and Michael Spears.
Former lobbyist Ron Cobb, center, testifies in federal court March 13, 1998, as part of the Operation Lost Trust investigation into corruption at the South Carolina State House. With him are lawyers Steve Schmutz, left, and Michael Spears. THE STATE File photograph
Former lobbyist Ron Cobb, center, testifies in federal court March 13, 1998, as part of the Operation Lost Trust investigation into corruption at the South Carolina State House. With him are lawyers Steve Schmutz, left, and Michael Spears. THE STATE File photograph

Ron Cobb, FBI’s top informant in SC Lost Trust scandal, dies

September 15, 2016 7:51 PM