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Washington state auditor indicted on 10 federal counts
Washington state auditor indicted on 10 federal counts

A federal grand jury has indicted Washington state Auditor Troy X. Kelley on 10 counts, including charges that he filed false tax returns, obstructed a civil lawsuit and possessed stolen property, officials announced Thursday. Kelley is scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Tacoma on Thursday afternoon. The charges concern a mortgage title services company that Kelley, 50, of Tacoma, ran between 2003 and 2008, according to acting U.S. Atty. Annette Hayes. Kelley “spun a web of lies in an effort to avoid paying his taxes and keep more than a million dollars that he knew did not belong to him, but instead should have been returned to thousands of homeowners across this...

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