Indicted Washington Auditor Fires Key Staffers
Federal Trial Begins Monday For Washington State AuditorAuditor Troy Kelley, the first Washington state official to be indicted in 35 years, faces a federal trial beginning Monday with hopes of convincing jurors that the $1.4 million he's accused of stealing before he was in office wasn't stolen at all.
Prosecutors Say Troy Kelly Paid Stolen Money To Law FirmFederal prosecutors say indicted Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley paid more than $900,000 in stolen money to the high-priced law firm representing him, and they want a judge to look into whether that creates a conflict of interest for his attorney.
Trial Of Washington Auditor Delayed; Impeachment ConsideredA federal judge on Monday delayed the trial of indicted Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley by seven months, prompting new calls for Kelley's resignation or impeachment.
Kelley: My Actions Have Been 'Lawful And Appropriate'Washington state auditor Troy Kelley says he has fully cooperated with federal officials on questions related to financial activities at a business he previously owned.
State Auditor Candidate Once Accused Of TheftThe Democratic candidate for state auditor was once accused of stealing artwork from the offices of a company where he previously worked, according to court documents. That allegation was one of several questionable details raised Thursday about state Rep. Troy Kelley. Campaign workers for his Republican opponent, James Watkins, uncovered many of the court documents and posted them online.