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Controversial Hindu preacher found guilty

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A federal jury in Atlanta returned a guilty verdict on all 34 counts against a controversial Hindu preacher.

The FOX 5 I-Team began investigating complaints against Annamalai Annamalai in 2008. He claimed 20,000 followers who he said preferred to call him Dr. Commander. But federal prosecutors and IRS agents say Dr Commander used his Hindu Temple of Georgia as a means to defraud followers out of thousands of dollars in unjustified credit card charges.

Dr. Commander will be sentenced in November. After that, it will up to immigration authorities to decide whether to deport him back to India.

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