The Jinwright trial
Million-dollar houses on Lake Norman. Bentleys and Rolls Royces in the driveway. It's certainly not a customary lifestyle for church pastors - most of them anyway. But it's how Bishop Anthony Jinwright and his wife Harriet have been living. They're pastor and co-pastor of Charlotte's Greater Salem City of God church. And they're facing federal charges of fraud and tax evasion. Prosecutors say the Jinwrights received more than $5 million from the church over a 5-year period, and failed to report much of it to the IRS while also financing a lavish lifestyle with the help of church credit cards. Rhi Bowman is covering the case for the online newpaper QCityMetro.com. WFAE's Mark Rumsey spoke to her during a break in the trial.