Day 10 in the Jinwright trial

Last update at 1:30 p.m: The Jinwrights' tax preparer says he was kept in the dark about income. Two tax refund requests totaling $151,428. A juror reports being sick.

By austin | April 21, 2010

Witness: Finances were “a mess” at the Jinwright’s church

A former finance administrator at Greater Salem City of God said he tried to bring financial order and was fired.

By austin | April 21, 2010

‘There was no expectation to question’

A former member of Greater Salem City of God said pastors Anthony and Harriet Jinwright ran the church with near-total authority.

By austin | April 20, 2010

More churches testify in Jinwright trial

Representatives from several area churches said they issued Form 1099s to the Jinwrights after speaking engagements.

By austin | April 19, 2010

Witness: Jinwrights took church credit cards to Vegas

A former finance administrator at Greater Salem City of God said Anthony and Harriet Jinwright charged thousands to the church account.

By austin | April 15, 2010

Jinwright trial may go extra innings

DAILY UPDATE: The government says it plans to call more than 50 witnesses. Fewer than 20 have testified so far.

By austin | April 14, 2010

2 BMWs and a Mercedes-Benz

Breaking News: A former employee of a luxury car dealership said Bishop Anthony Jinwright supplied financial information to lease three cars. Prosecutors now say some of that information was false - and constitutes mail fraud.

By austin | April 13, 2010

Church deacon said she forged checks given to Jinwrights

Jacquline Joiner Jones, a member of Greater Salem City of God for 17 years, said she forged other members' names onto 23 checks and gave them to pastors Anthony and Harriet Jinwright.

By austin | April 13, 2010

Witness: Bishop Jinwright was warned in ’01

Daily update: A Tennessee consultant said he pointed out potential irregularities to Bishop Anthony Jinwright during a review of Greater Salem's financial operations nearly a decade ago.

By austin | April 12, 2010

Day 2 in the Jinwright trial

Daily updates: A Farmville preacher is called to testify about "love offerings" given to Bishop Anthony and Harriet Jinwright.

By austin | April 8, 2010