- Associated Press - Friday, April 22, 2016

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A jury in Tacoma has finished its second day of deliberations in the fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley.

Jurors didn’t reach a verdict Friday.

Kelley, the first Washington state official indicted in 35 years, is accused of illegally pocketing $3 million in fees prosecutors say he should have refunded to homeowners when he ran a real-estate services business called Post Closing Department.

He operated the company during the height of the housing boom before he was elected state auditor.

Defense attorneys say Kelley was entitled to keep the money.


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