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Charlotte Pastor And Wife Convicted Of Income Tax Evasion

2:35 PM, May 5, 2010   |    comments
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Charlotte, NC -- The pastor of a North Carolina church and his wife have been convicted on federal income tax evasion charges.

Multiple media outlets reported that Anthony Jinwright of the Greater Salem City of God church and his wife were convicted of a number of charges Monday night in Charlotte.

Fifty-three-year-old Anthony Jinwright was convicted of 13 of the 18 charges against him, including conspiracy, tax evasion and filing false tax returns. He faces up to 53 years in prison.

Fifty-year-old Harriet Jinwright was convicted of four of the 13 charges against her, including conspiracy and tax evasion. She could be sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Prosecutors accused the couple of failing to report about $1.8 million of the $5 million they received from the church over five years.

Associated Press

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