After a trial that lasted weeks, a Travis County jury retired Tuesday evening to begin deliberating the fate of Charles Malouff, who’s accused of falsifying documents to obtain about $2 million of federal stimulus grant money for a wind energy operation in Jonestown that largely never materialized.
Some of that money found its way into Malouff’s pocket to pay for clothes, motorcycle accessories and trips with his girlfriend, an employee with the Texas comptroller’s office who helped him through the grant process, prosecutors said.
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