(CNN Newsource) – Tucked away in a basement apartment in northeast Washington, a 28-year old federal contractor and lawyer, who creates web comics as a hobby, hopes he’s sitting on a fortune.
He goes by the pen name “Jeremy Pegg” and as first reported by “DCIST”, he bought the domain name “clintonkaine.com” in 2011 for just $8. So how did he predict this ticket five years ago?
Pegg explained, “Obama was looking at Kaine before he picked Biden and I don’t know, I felt like he was very likely going to be a running mate.”
Covering his bases, he also bought the “Clinton Biden” and “Clinton Booker” domain names and last year, he sold “cruz2016.com” and “bidenwarren.com” for $1,500 dollars each, but this might be his biggest real estate.
Since Clinton picked Kaine as her running mate, Pegg says he’s been getting huge web traffic and multiple interview requests.
Until he sells clintonkaine.com, he’s sharing his homemade comics on the web page, depicting the democratic duo in a Harry Potter narrative.
Pegg said, “I’m pretty sure Clinton will win this election so the domain will keep being valuable for at least 4 years.”
He describes himself as very political, progressive, and who likes Sanders. Pegg goes on to say, “I have people suggesting I put links to the hacked DNC emails up there.”
He now supports Clinton, but does say he’s open to selling the domain name to Sanders, or even Trump supporters, whoever makes the best offer.
Pegg concludes with, “I don’t actually want to hurt the Clinton campaign, but I do want to sell the domain so we’ll see.”