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Singapore presses embezzlement case against church leaders

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Prosecutors Thursday pressed their case against leaders of a Singapore-based Christian church accused of embezzling millions of dollars to finance the singing career of the pastor's wife. 

City Harvest Church founder Kong Hee (C) leaves the Subordinate courts in Singapore on May 16, 2013. Prosecutors Thursday pressed their case against leaders of a Singapore-based Christian church accused of embezzling millions of dollars to finance the singing career of the pastor's wife.

Alleged sham investments by the City Harvest Church -- a registered charity -- came under the spotlight as prosecutors questioned their first witness, Lai Baoting, the church's former assistant accountant.

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