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Court upholds Tampa religious scam ruling

The Supreme Court made it easier Tuesday for prosecutors to win money laundering convictions, ruling unanimously that the government does not have to prove "overt acts" by defendants.

Justices upheld the convictions of two people accused of pocketing more than $1.2-million.

David Whitfield and Haywood Hall were convicted in Tampa of conspiracy to commit money laundering. Leaders of Greater Ministries International Church, they told people at roadshow meetings God would double their money.

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