Attorneys for Alan Kaufman, the former CEO of the troubled Melrose Credit Union, are contending that the institution’s board and private auditors were aware of the living arrangements and entertainment that are at the center of his federal indictment.

The attorneys are requesting a subpoena for records from Merrill I. Rosen and Associates, the auditors, saying that the records will demonstrate that Kaufman had no criminal intent in his business dealings.

U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan recently refused to dismiss the charges against Kaufman and taxi broker Tony Georgiton. He rejected the records request based on a letter, but said the attorneys could file a formal motion requesting the documents.

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