Julie Farmer case now in hands of jury

FRESNO - Julie Farmer's case now lies in the hands of the jury. She is the only defendant in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud scheme not to take a plea deal.

Lawyers for a suspected player in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud scheme had a chance to present their case Wednesday.

Federal prosecutors rested their case against Julie Farmer, and her attorneys got to defend their client.

Defense attorneys gave their closing arguments Friday. The government quickly responded and then the case was turned over to the jury.

The jury went home at 4:30 p.m. Friday and will return on Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. to continue deliberations.

23ABC will continue to monitor the case and let you know when the jury reaches a verdict.

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