CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 7, 1989 |
Three former Orlando residents are on trial in U.S. District Court on charges of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service by recruiting church members to the controversial Universal Life Church and advising them how to write off much of their income. "The theme of the overt acts in this trial is 'there is a sucker born every minute,' and in Central Florida . . . there were a number of suckers," Bruce Hinshelwood, a federal prosecutor, told the jury in the trial of Scott Slayback Jr.